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Walter F.J. Müller is currently offline  Walter F.J. Müller
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Registered: December 2003
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I sometimes use lxsarge32 via a 'ssh -X' session, because some software is first test installed there.

Recently, I started (by mistake) acroread on lxsarge32. This locked the XServer on my local system (lxg1408) for about two minutes. No mouse events were processed. After that time acroread showed up, and all pending mouse events were processed.

This is behaviour reproducible, but seems to be specific to lxsarge32.

I tried starting acroread via 'ssh -X' from lxg1413, another Sarge system, no problems, acroread7 start quickly.

Starting acroread via ssh from a Woody box, like lxi001, take some time till acroread5 in this case shows up, but the XServer doesn't lock up in this case.

Any hint on what's causing this and how to avoid this are welcome.

W.F.J.Müller, GSI, CBM, Tel: 2766
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