Xorg shutdown causes Slackware 14.2 to freeze completely

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Mon Jan 8 15:22:35 UTC 2018

On Sat, 2018-01-06 at 23:34 +0100, Vitor Barbosa wrote:

> My problem is that even though the x server runs quite smoothly, half
> of the time I shut it down it makes the computer to freezes
> completely and the system becomes unresponsive to everything. I even
> trying logging using ssh from another computer to debug the problem
> but the computer stops responding when the problem happens. I was not
> able to identify this system freeze on any log.

The X log here shows you using the vesa driver. You would almost
certainly be better off using the intel driver, but your kernel appears
not to support it:

> Current Operating System: Linux darkstar 4.4.88 #2 SMP Thu Sep 14 14:21:06 CDT 2017 x86_64

I think Kabylake support was added in 4.5? But we're on 4.14 by now,
probably it's wise to update your kernel anyway.

- ajax

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