[mythtv-users] DEBUGGING INFO: Kernel message out of nowhere

Andy Burns fedora at adslpipe.co.uk
Sun Aug 19 08:54:29 UTC 2007

On 19/08/2007 06:22, R. G. Newbury wrote:

> Earlier this afternoon, I noticed that xorg.conf has 2 options 
> "AllowDeactivateGrabs" and "AllowCloseDownGrabs" (see 'man xorg.conf').

May be useful *if* the keyboard is grabbed

> If I read these correctly, if enabled it might allow you to grab back 
> the keyboard and/or mouse which have been frozen by the locked program 
> (mythfrontend in this case). I haven't had a chance to check this yet, 
> but when mythfrontend locks up, it *always* freezes the keyboard too....

but I've *always* found when mythfrontend hangs gnome can kill it with 
ALT-F4 or I can use CTRL-ALT-LEFT/RIGHT to switch another workspace and 
e.g. start an terminal window there.

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