Re: woes with 2.6.0-test1 and xscreensaver/xlock

From: jjs (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 14:33:57 EST

Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:

>On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
>>It happens to me all the time (so I stopped using xscreensaver).
>>Alan says that it's fixed in RH 9 IIRC, but no details about the
>>problem or the fix.... ? Sounds a little like a userspace (library
>>or syscall) issue. Someone mentioned PAM also.
>Aha! The machine i tested it on was RH9, i'll have to try this on 7.3 (w/o
>updates) but yes, it sounds like a userspace problem.
Yes, RH 9 ships with a version of xscreensaver (and whatever
infrastructure) which works with both 2.4 and 2.5/2.6 kernels.

I reported the same xscreensaver problem on 2.5 kernels, but found that
it was automagically solved when I installed RH 9 -

Hope this helps,


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