After exiting Xorg, I get a blank screen

Fredrik Rinnestam fredrik at rinnestam.se
Mon May 28 09:37:04 UTC 2018


On 2018-05-28 11:34, Neoklis Kyriazis wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I am trying to install crux-3.4 (first time user of crux) and although I
> managed to solve various issues I came across, I have this show-stopper
> I could not fix:
> 
> When I exit Xorg (starting with exec openbox-session or just exec xterm
> in xinitrc) I end up with a blank screen instead of the console and both
> keyboard and mouse don't work. Unfortunately this means I can only
> recover by a hard reset since I cannot poweroff. I use startx in the
> console to start the xorg/openbox desktop. My installation was with the
> standard core, opt and xorg collections selected in the installer.
> 
> I would appreciate any hints on where to look for errors on my part or
> other causes for this.
> 
> My thanks in advance.
> 

The contents of Xorg.0.log would be of interest. You might also want to
read up on Magic SysRq instead of doing a forced poweroff:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key



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