"random" xorg resets ... quickly typing in the GUI a "2" resets X
Hi fellow Slackers,
I have a smallish issue here on my notebook, and I have
no idea how to even describe it accurately. It first
happened when I was entering a sed command, with a back-reference
to the scnd set of parenthesis. \2 reset X, or so I
though ... I did some experimenting, and lo and behold,
I could reproduce the behaviour even on the xdm login
screen, when I typed in my sed expression as the name.
Not every time, not accurately, but maybe 3 out of 10
times I can reset X by pressing 2 on the numeric row
in a quick succession with other keys, and the \ I at
first thought was required to trigger the behaviour
is not necessary at all.
Nothing in the X-log, nothing in ~/.xsession-errors (how
could there if it even happens in xdm?) ...
I'm annoyed, and as X is quite sizable and spawns a truckload
of processes I'm highly reluctant to try and reproduce the
behaviour under the control of strace (mind you, since it
seems to be "speed" related it maybe wouldn't even occur
under strace ;}).
Has anyone got any ideas what may be causing the problem,
or better yet, how to fix it? I'm running Slack64 13.0 on
a Thinkpad R500 with an Intel GMA 4500MHD graphics chipset,
can't think of anything else that might be special with this
hardware in regards to X.