More on "Stgrange Google problem"

John J. Boyer john.boyer at
Tue Sep 22 09:19:27 UTC 2015

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.
> >
> >John
> >
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