Shutdown proces on F9 (8.2.x builds)... who kills X.org?

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Jan 11 07:07:22 EST 2010


On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 12:46, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> With the help of Mikus, a specific shutdown bug has been narrowed
> down, and I think it's a race with the X.org server needing a little
> bit longer to shut down cleanly.
>
> More details on the bug itself at http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9943
> ("Shutdown process stops in text console when USB keyboard in use").
>
> But it is not clear to me who is killing X.org in these builds. I am a
> bit old fashioned (ie: I first look at rc6.d) but probably hal, udev,
> hot/cold plug et al are the murderours characters.
>
> (It is a low priority bug as it's fairly specific in the steps to
> trigger it -- but fixing bugs is what we're here for... help welcome)

In case you end up trying to trace this yourself, this systemtap
script has been useful for me in a similar situation:

http://sourceware.org/systemtap/examples/process/sigkill.stp

Regards,

Tomeu

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