Bug#905268: at-spi2-core: key repeat causes a blocked system

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Thu Aug 2 12:22:11 BST 2018

Control: reassign -1 xorg-server


Are you running the orca screen reader?

Michael Becker, le jeu. 02 août 2018 13:00:22 +0200, a ecrit:
> if pressing the cursor up/down keys for two to three seconds the mouse cursor starts moving and neither keyboard nor mouse input is possible

So you only press the PC keyboard up/down keys, and then the mouse

> this also happens if the keyrepeat functionality is disabled in the xfce4 configuration
> /var/log/messages shows the following error:
> org.a11y.Bus[7817]: XIO:  fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":1"
> org.a11y.Bus[7817]:       after 21 requests (21 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
> thus I am guessing the problem is related to at-spi2-core

Nope, it's the contrary: at-spi2-core is seeing X unresponsive and just
logs about it. Thus reassigning. You should rather look for the X server
log, in /var/log/Xorg.0.log or ~/.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log


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