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Date:	Wed, 7 Mar 2007 21:47:30 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <>
Cc:, Sid Boyce <>,
	Adrian Bunk <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.21-rc1 and 2.6.21-rc2 kwin dies silently

(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.


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