[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#549604: Bug#549604: System does not react to user input, must be switched off and rebooted

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Oct 5 06:10:07 UTC 2009

On dim, 2009-10-04 at 21:02 +0200, Boris Hollas wrote:
> Package: xfce4
> Version:
> Severity: important
> System: Debian testing, installed 2009/10/01
>          kernel 2.6.30-1-686
>          libc-2.9
>          Fujitsu Lifebook E8110 (Intel Core Duo T2300)
> The following happened twice in the last two days while working with xfce4:
> - The system does not react to any keyboard input. Switching to a virtual  
> console is not possible. Pressing ctrl+alt+del has no effect.
> - The mouse cursor moves when moving the mouse, but the system does not  
> react to mouse clicks. Buttons show no reaction when the mouse moves over  
> them.
> - Plugging and unplugging usb sticks does not start thunar, as it normally  
> does.
> The system load plugin did not show increased system load.
> The first time this happened I was scrolling the scroll bar of Terminal,  
> the second time I was browsing in the project properties window of Eclipse.
> I found no way to reproduce this bug. Also, I am not sure whether this bug  
> is related to xfce4; it might also be a bug in hal or the hal  
> configuration.
> I installed Debian testing by dist-upgrading from a minimal lenny install  
> only last week.

I can't really do anything with that, sorry. Xfce wasn't really updated
in testing recently, but you might want to check what was upgraded.
Might be X related, though.

When it happens, could you try to ssh from another box and restart
xfwm4? (using: DISPLAY=:0 xfwm4 --daemon --replace)


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