Re: kvt bug

Subject: Re: kvt bug
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Tue Oct 12 1999 - 15:22:10 MDT

This is the first I've heard of this. You might post to the KDE lists
about the problem.


> I encountered a bug with kvt in the stock CS 1.1 distribution. I was able
> to duplicate it with two other distributions, but didn't find anything of
> interest on my first scan though Deja and and KDE archives. So I figured I
> would check to see if anyone here knows anything about it before I start
> digging deeper.
> If you try to paste a large amount of text into anything running in a kvt
> terminal (vi, pico, etc.) or directly to the terminal, kvt will appear to
> freeze up. If you do a ps ax you can see that the terminal in question
> is just spinning its wheels eating up CPU time. The same pastes can be
> done using a generic xterm with no problems.
> Btw, if you try this, purposely or accidentally, make sure you manually
> kill the process before you log out. If you don't, it locks X/kdm and
> you have to three finger salute your way out of X.
> Has anyone else encountered this problem or heard anything about it?
> Jim


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