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Date:      Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:49:36 -0400
From:      William Bulley <>
To:        Lowell Gilbert <>
Subject:   Re: exiting Xorg locks up 9.2-STABLE system
Message-ID:  <>

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According to Lowell Gilbert <> on Wed, 10/15/14 at 15:00:
> Can you try building and booting a GENERIC kernel, to at least
> establish whether the problem is with your system or with your
> kernel configuration? You mentioned that you recently upgraded to
> 9.2, but you didn't say what you upgraded from. It is possible
> that your kernel configuration didn't pick up all of the changes
> that might have been desirable.

I made a stupid typo in the Subject: line, but changing that would
throw off any threading MUA applications or archivers.  I made the
"leap" from 9.2-STABLE to 9.3-STABLE a few days ago.  At this time
I rebuilt _all_ my ports from source -- I know, I know...  :-)

The idea of using the GENERIC kernel is a valid one and I thank
you for the suggestion.  I will be back in the office to try this
out next week...

> To be honest, custom kernels are really only worthwhile for very
> specialized appliations these days. 

I've been doing this since the FreeBSD 2.16 days -- it has just
become habit for me...   :-(




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