[buug] Linux Security Site
ezekielk at netzero.net
Fri Mar 17 16:47:17 PST 2000
Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Zeke Krahlin (ezekielk at netzero.net):
> > Now, half the time Netscape locks up, I also experience a complete
> > system freeze-up. The system is *frozen...no switching to another
> > desktop, no opening a shell, no moving the mouse cursor, no nothing at
> > all. IOW: it's not just the program (Netscape) that freezes, but the
> > ENTIRE SYSTEM!
> (1) Wait 100 seconds or so. Sometimes, Netscape is just waiting on
> a DNS lookup, and you're waiting for the timeout.
I believe I did wait a lot longer than that, but to be sure, I
will measure my time when Netscape freezes up again. Thanx.
> (2) Try the breakout methods I mentioned.
That would be only if the entire system is not frozen, correct?
> (3) Ssh or telnet in, if the machine's on your local LAN. Then, apply
> the measures mentioned previously.
I am not connected to any other system; purely stand-alone at
Wait until I get my i-opener, though. :)
> Sheets in Preferences. They're responsible for most of the bad
> craziness in Netscape 4.x.
That is probably the most likely case. However, I rely on several
my message board provided by Delphi. (Maybe not, though, I'll
give it another try.)
Well, let me see how this all goes. I am very much in agreement
it's the stupid java stuff doing this.
Your help is *much appreciated, even when I disagree due to sheer
ignorance. That's why I call myself:
Ezekiel J. ("I couldn't hack my way
out of a virtual paper bag") Krahlin
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