KDE hosed - no display

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Jul 11 14:59:24 UTC 2008

Anne Wilson wrote:

>> One brute force method is to reset your prefs
>> mv ~/.kde ~/.kde.BAK
>> and then (potentially) start restoring bits of it until you're back where
>> you want to be or you retrigger the bug, whichever comes first.
> Thanks, Rex.  That's exactly what I have done (not done the restores yet,
> though).  It begs the question of how this happened, though.  It does
> appear to be related to the updates that I did yesterday, and apparently
> I'm not the
> only one to have experienced it.  Bug #454055 reporter seems to think that
> it
> is related to xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.3.2-2.fc9.i386.  I've added my bit, in
> the hope that it brings light to the devs/packagers :-)

Yes, you're now the 3rd person I've seen report problems like that since the
xorg update.  Methinks there's a smoking gun here.

-- Rex

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