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Re: [Lynx-dev] More on "Stgrange Google problem" (fwd)

From: Jude DaShiell
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] More on "Stgrange Google problem" (fwd)
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 05:59:19 -0400 (EDT)
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Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 05:19:27
From: John J. Boyer <address@hidden>
Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <address@hidden>
To: Linux for blind general discussion <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: More on "Stgrange Google problem"

I have the latest lynx package for Debian Jessie and brltty 5.2. Maybe
user processes can't freeze the machine, but this one does. When you
have a bug anything can hapen. I do suspect brltty, since it runs as a


On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 01:08:48AM -0700, Tony Baechler wrote:
Exactly what versions of Lynx and brltty are you using?  I've never had this
happen with Lynx, but I don't use Braille.  I just upgraded to the latest
lynx-cur from testing and tried Google, but nothing unusual happened.  Also,
as I understand it, user processes can't lock up the machine.  They can
freeze a console, but shouldn't lock up everything.  Perhaps it's some other
issue which is being triggered by Lynx, but not Lynx itself.

On 9/21/2015 5:33 AM, John J. Boyer wrote:
The freezing appears to be a lynx problem. It happened again while I was
filling out the book request form in Bookshare. It did not happen when i
used elinks.


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