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RE: emacs hangs at start, or sometime later
- From: Eric Twietmeyer <ept at terrex dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 17:52:40 -0700
- Subject: RE: emacs hangs at start, or sometime later
- Reply-to: ept at terrex dot com
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> Subject: Re: emacs hangs at start, or sometime later
> Eric Twietmeyer <ept <at> terrex.com> writes:
> > > I am having some problems with my emacs. I have 21.2-13
> > > and recently it started locking up after some time, from
> ~1 hour to
> > > 3-4 hours. The window would not repaint. The emacs process usage
> > > goes up to 50%, then close to 100%, until the process is killed.
> > -Eric
> I was having random hangs with emacs on my Windows XP Pro
> desktop. I traced the problem to a bug in my keyboard driver.
> After logging out, when I log back in I have to reset the
> repeat rate via Control Panel. I found that if I used a
> constant cursor in emacs instead of the blinking cursor, then
> emacs worked fine and stopped hanging. The line
> (blink-cursor-mode 0) ; Constant cursor
> in my .emacs file fixed my problem. Strange.
Wow, quite strange. Are you saying you have to do both, change the repeat
rate in Control Panel and also set blink-cursor-mode? What do you change
the rate to in Control Panel, if that is also necessary? Or is it enough
just to set the blink-cursor-mode?
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