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Re: weird Xorcisms

> Strange problem with X -- my keyboard sometimes locks up completely.
> It's happened to me twice in the past few weeks, and happened just now.
> The mouse worked fine, I could launch new windows from the WM menu
> etc but couldn't type anything, toggle numlock etc.
> I logged in from another machine and used chvt to get back to the
> console, where the keyboard worked fine. Hit F7 to return to X,
> keyboard stuffed again. Kill and restart xdm, still stuffed.
> Yet X run from startx works fine.

Some application catches the keyboard and never releases it anymore.
Netscape is quite capable of that, for instance.

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