[CentOS] updated some packages now some windows hang after open or close

Jerry Geis geisj at pagestation.com
Wed Feb 24 21:41:10 UTC 2010


Jerry Geis wrote:
> I had a need on a centos 5.4 x86_64 box to try and run with a later 
> totem.
> I desired to do this by source.
>
> After installing the packages below my system comes up, I thought 
> everything was good.
> thunderbird comes up firefox comes up. totem works -------- however 
> there seems to be
> an issue with closing or opening windows some random time later with 
> all three programs.
> It gives the impression that X is hung. Keyboard no longer works - 
> mouse moves but cannot
> click on anything. ssh into the box still works. I can kill the X 
> server and start all up again for a random time
> then it looks like it hangs again.
>
> I am wondering if anyone knows what this might be - perhaps another 
> package I need to update.
> I am also running a  radeon 3200 driver with the Catalyst binary driver.
>
> Thanks for your thoughts.
>
> Jerry
>
> -----------------------
>
> atk-1.29.4.tar.gz                     libogg-1.1.4.tar.gz
> autoconf-2.65.tar.gz                  liboil-0.3.16.tar.gz
> cairo-1.8.8.tar.gz                    libpng-1.4.0.tar.gz
> flex-2.5.35.tar.gz                    libproxy-0.2.3.tar.bz2
> libsoup-2.29.90.tar.gz
> fontconfig-2.8.0.tar.gz               libtheora-1.1.1.tar.bz2
> gettext-0.17.tar.gz                   libunique-1.0.8.tar.gz
> glib-2.23.3.tar.gz                    libvorbis-1.2.3.tar.gz
> gmime-2.4.14.tar.gz                   m4-1.4.13.tar.gz
> gnome-common-2.28.0.tar.gz           
> gnome-vfs-2.24.2.tar.gz               pango-1.26.2.tar.gz
> gnutls-2.8.5.tar.bz2                  pixman-0.17.4.tar.gz
> gst-plugins-bad-0.10.17.tar.gz       
> gst-plugins-base-0.10.26.tar.gz       shared-mime-info-0.70.tar.bz2
> gst-plugins-good-0.10.18.tar.gz       totem-2.29.4.tar.gz
> gst-plugins-ugly-0.10.13.tar.gz      
> gstreamer-0.10.26.tar.gz           
> gst-rtsp-0.10.5.tar.bz2               
> gtk+-2.19.5.tar.gz                   
> gtk-doc-1.13.tar.gz                   
> gtk-engines-2.19.0.tar.gz             
> intltool-0.40.6.tar.gz               
If anyone cares - it looks like it was the metacity package. I have 
updated it and doing much better.

jerry


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