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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Unable to start TDE

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 16:27:34 -0600
>> > 1. Is there any damage in startkde of running
>> kdetcompmgr as a background
>> > task?
>> >
>> > 2. What process started in startkde is launching
>> kconf_update?
>> >
>> > 3. Why is kconf_update being launched?
>> >
>> > 4. Is there a way to prevent kconf_update from
>> running?
>> >
>> What version of the nVidia drivers does Slackware install?
>> The issue occurs within a very low level section of code,
>> and I have not
>> seen it on my Ubuntu systems in ages, thus I suspect it may
>> be a known
>> issue with older versions of the nVidia driver.
> Slackware does not install any Nvidia packages. They are left to the users
> to build and install.
> I am using 195.36.31 and have been for a long time. That is what I'm using
> on 3.5.10 too, where I don't see this behavior.
> Is changing the Nvidia package the answer? Many people are going to be
> attracted to TDE because of the potential to run on older hardware. If
> those people have older Nvidia cards they will be using legacy drivers.
> Darrell

I don't know.  This particular bug would require a LOT of time to
troubleshoot and I don't have that much time to offer for free at this

If anyone else wants to take a stab at it feel free!