Re: Issue when sending a SIGKILL to X while on the current display
> Hello x11@,
> How to reproduce
> 1- launch a WM, let's say, fvwm
> 2- spawn a terminal
> 3- find the pid for /usr/X11R6/bin/X (ps -x ..)
> 4- execute kill from the spawned terminal with the -KILL switch and
> the pid of X
> CTR+ALT+F* keys won't work after that and the user is stuck with
> a static display. The only thing to do then, is to shutdown by hand.
> Tested on a current system (OpenBSD 4.8 GENERIC.MP#296 i386),
> with the default configuration, that is with startx using
> Although killing X this way is not a good practice, I think this deserve
> a fix.