Subject: Re: wscons/X fatal interaction???
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/1999 23:00:34
On Fri Apr 09 1999 at 11:54:03 -0400, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:

> Has anyone experienced a condition where you hit a key, and something
> keeps sending that key into the event queue (or whatever it is) without
> surcease? This happened to me twice last night. My only way out (since the
> keyboard wasn't responding) was to log in from another machine and reboot.
> This was fairly annoying, and if it happens to folks who don't have another
> machine handy, they'll be hosed. I wasn't using our absolute newest X
> distribution, if that matters, although it *was*, dated January of
> this year.

I guess I saw this the one time when I configured all available consoles
via /etc/ttys and then started X (which took over ttyE0)

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