KDE hosed - no display

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 11 15:14:21 UTC 2008

On Friday 11 July 2008 15:59:24 Rex Dieter wrote:
> 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.
I've restored most of the config files that I'm likely to need, and everything 
is still fine here, so at least that's good news.


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