Bug#636135: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Logout of KDE gives black screen with pointer still visible.

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Thu Aug 4 11:11:10 PDT 2011

On Son, 2011-07-31 at 15:57 +0200, Nils Martin Sande wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> Version: 1:6.14.2-1
> Severity: important
> Reproduce:
> 1. Login to KDE.
> 2. Logout.
> Result(always):
> Black screen with pointer still visible.
> System is still active -> ctrl-alt-f1 works and "ps aux" confirms that all user
> process has terminated.

How about the X server process? If it's still alive, can you attach gdb
to it and see where it's at? 

> "/etc/init.d/kdm restart" brings back the KDM login screen.

Was the Xorg.0.log in the bug report captured after logout but before
restarting kdm? Is there more possibly relevant information in the kdm
log file? 

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                   http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

More information about the xorg-driver-ati mailing list