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Bug#265948: xterm: freezes on vt switch

On Sun, Aug 15, 2004 at 06:16:21PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> What command are you using to switch away?
try 'startx -- :2'.  ;)
i for one use 'kdm -debug 7 -nodaemon' for relatively obvious reasons.

> I've seen a few black screens in the past few months, but they're
> correlated with running web browsers (opera for instance).  Sounds
> mostly like an X server problem.
not the entire screen is black, but only the xterm window.

> The select-timeout is (someone reminded me) from the sessionMgt
> resource.
indeed, with +sm it does not spin any more. but it does not change

for the hell of it, suddenly i can't fully reproduce the problem any
more. the xterm is still black, but it does accept keyboard input, and
after i ctrl-c'd kdm, things seem to be back to normal. ?-}

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