[PC-BSD Testing] R.I.P. KDE or Interface Effects with SIS

DragonFlier dracheflieger at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 16:03:19 PDT 2008


I'm not sure how (a search of KDE's site would probably show you) but have
you tried starting in safe mode from the PCBSD ASCII menu?

On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 11:45 AM, flat. rose <flat.rose at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not able to run kwin, plasma and other desktop applications. The reason
> is I've enabled additional Interface Options in system settings. I have acer
> TravelMate 2310 which is packed with SIS video adapter and the last time I
> did that (it was on OpenSuse 11) my system instantly crashed and has booted
> next time in console mode. Those effects (shadows, blur, etc...) was working
> for me only on Fedora Core 9 linux.
>
> The current situation is that I can boot the system; then I see the login
> window. After bootsplash I have only two applications running - gimp and
> firefox. I cannot run anything because I have nothing but this 2
> applications on my screen. Please, check the compatibility between special
> KDE effects and SIS-based videoadapters like mine.
>
> So, from now to continue using pc-bsd I need to remove those effects from
> my drive. I guess I have to Ctrl-Alt-F1 and nuke some dir to reset my kde
> settings. If anybody ever had a problem like mine, tell me how to revive my
> desktop, please.
>
> Thank you.
>
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