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Date:	Thu, 08 Mar 2007 07:34:11 +0000
From:	Sid Boyce <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>
	Adrian Bunk <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.21-rc1 and 2.6.21-rc2 kwin dies silently

Andrew Morton wrote:
> (cc restored.  Please always do reply-to-all)
>> On Wed, 28 Feb 2007 18:05:13 +0200 wrote:
>> On Wednesday 28 February 2007 17:19, Sid Boyce wrote:
>>> openSUSE 10.3 Alpha and KDE-3.5.6, xorg-x11-7.2. KDE is setup not to
>>> require a password to unlock, but it asks for password. When the screen
>>> unlocks, kwin is gone with no errors logged in /var/log/kdm or
>>> /var/log/messages. No problems with 2.6.20.
>>> Same problem on openSUSE 10.2 x86_64, KDE-3.5.5 and 2.6.21-rc2.
>>> Regards
>>> Sid.
>> This is the linux kernel mailing list. Perhaps you should post your problem to 
>> the opensuse mailing list.
> 2.6.20 worked.
> 2.6.20-rc2 did not.
> Working theory: the kernel broke.
> Sid, the chances that anyone can work out what caused this are pretty low. 
> It would be great if you could perform a git bisection search sometime in
> the next few weeks, work out which commit caused this.
> Thanks.
I shall go back to 2.6.20-git3 and work forward. Up to 2.6.20-git2 was OK.

Sid Boyce ... Hamradio License G3VBV, Licensed Private Pilot
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