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Subject: Re: Focus deadlock
From: "Specht, Eliot D." <spechted@ornl.gov>
To: "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:36:26 +0000

I’m seeing a conflict between:

“medm pilatusDetector.adl” and a Winteracter program.  Winteracter creates GUIs for Fortran programs using Motif. The Winteracter program is simply waiting for input while the problem occurs. The result is that input focus shifts rapidly between two Winteracter windows. The medm windows do not get input focus, so it’s hard to understand how medm contributes to the problem.

 

Subject:               Re: Focus deadlock

From:    Pete Jemian <jemian@anl.gov>

To:          <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>

Date:     Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:26:17 -0500

What are the GUI applications involved?

 

On 10/23/2014 1:15 PM, Specht, Eliot D. wrote:

I’m running an application on a Linux x86_64 machine which opens several

windows for user input and data display. It runs fine unless I have an

EPICS areadetector IOC running in the background, in which case I get a

“focus deadlock”, where focus shifts rapidly between two application

windows and the screen becomes unresponsive to keyboard or mouse input.

The problem occurs under Gnome but not KDE. Running KDE is an effective

fix, but it would be nice to get to the bottom of the problem. Can

anyone suggest what’s going on?

 

Eliot Specht                        Voice: (865)574-7682

 

Oak Ridge National Laboratory       FAX:   (865)574-4913

 

P.O. Box 2008, MS 6064

 

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6064

 

Eliot Specht                        Voice: (865)574-7682

Oak Ridge National Laboratory       FAX:   (865)574-4913

P.O. Box 2008, MS 6064

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6064

 

 


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