NetBSD Problem Report #37196

From  Wed Oct 24 18:20:38 2007
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Subject: Infinite Key Press Upon Bad Fluxbox Menu Execution
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>Number:         37196
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       Infinite Key Press Upon Bad Fluxbox Menu Execution
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Oct 24 18:25:00 +0000 2007
>Originator:     Patrick
>Release:        4.0-RC3
I have in my fluxbox (1.0.0rc3) menu config file a menu item which executes the exact (erroneous) command "emacs -nw --no-splash". When I click this item, nothing happens. I open up a terminal, and my PC starts beeping. I press one key, and the terminal outputs that key many times. If I open up an editor, the key is outputted there many times, also, in a seemingly infinite loop. Unfortunately, I am unable to read dmesg. The only thing I am able to do is do a hard reboot. The keyboard is rendered useless and the mouse is the only thing usable.


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