From: Elizabeth Greene <elizabeth.greene@gm...> - 2009-10-08 18:44:53
Browsing the Archives, I saw this..
> I use the rdesktop client everyday. It can be kind of a pain sometimes. I
> may have odd lock ups at any time. It locks the keyboard and I have to use
> a mouse to launch xkill to kill the session and restart it. Sometimes,
> I've have to do that several times in a row, and I may have 20 such
> freezes in a day. I may be exaggerating, but it seems that way sometimes
> (I think 11 in a 4 hour period is the worst I've had). Sometimes I'll have
> no problems all day. I've yet to determine the cause....
I have experienced this behavior and can solve part of the mystery.
Packet loss causes this bug to pop up reliably. The Rdestkop window
will hang and the keyboard is unusable (in Rdesktop or any other
application) until Rdesktop is Killed.