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> >>>>> "Chris" == Chris Salinardi <csalin01@kepler.poly.edu> writes:
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> Chris> Lately, while in X I have been having keyboard and mouse
> Chris> lockups. The mouse cursor moves, but none of the clicks do
> Chris> anything. I can shut the system down from another machine, but
> Chris> I can't get my machine to do anything. So far it's only
> Chris> happened while running Netscape 2.01, but there was a time,
> Chris> (somewhere between 1.3.85 - 1.3.88) where Netscape couldn't
> Chris> have worked any better. I don't want to put all the blame on
> Chris> the kernel, but just wanted to know if anyone else is having
> Chris> this problem. The system doesn't give any strange messages
> Chris> either. Anybody have an idea why this is happening?
>
> I've had this problem as well, and it's almost certainly a netscape
> thing. It always seems to happen if my finger slips and I open and
> close a menu item too quickly at the wrong time. Presumably, Netscape
> is doing a global pointer grab and then forgetting about it. I wonder
> if it happens on other unices?

It does it on HPUX too. Netscape problem.

Marcus


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