Bug 15183 - restart xfs to keep it always available
Summary: restart xfs to keep it always available
Alias: None
Product: Sisyphus
Classification: Development
Component: xorg-x11-xfs (show other bugs)
Version: unstable
Hardware: all Linux
: P2 enhancement
Assignee: Valery Inozemtsev
QA Contact: qa-sisyphus
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-03-31 22:48 MSD by Ivan Zakharyaschev
Modified: 2008-05-20 12:57 MSD (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Ivan Zakharyaschev 2008-03-31 22:48:27 MSD

xfs can crash: https://bugzilla.altlinux.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14896 ,
https://bugzilla.altlinux.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10360 . After that, its clients
are left without fonts and can't work well further until the administrator
restarts xfs.

So, I suggest to restart xfs automatically if it crashes. (Probably, not too
many times/not too often, as it is done for xdm.)

This will make administrator's and users' life brighter.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. crash xfs (e.g., by starting Eterm)
Actual Results:  
no fonts available to all users after that.

Expected Results:  
xfs is restarted and fonts are again available to all users.
Comment 1 Michael Shigorin 2008-04-01 15:42:20 MSD
Ivan, you might be inspired to write a config snippet for monit -- I'll be glad
to include that ;-)
Comment 2 Valery Inozemtsev 2008-05-13 23:19:23 MSD
шлите патчи
Comment 3 Valery Inozemtsev 2008-05-18 15:15:09 MSD
хотя нет. для того что бы приложения не теряли шрифты после креша/рестарта xfs 
иксы к нему должны подключаться по tcp, а не через сокет