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Old 04-22-09, 02:20 PM   #1
Mike Playle
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Default nvLock: client timed out, taking the lock

I've been seeing this problem once in a blue moon since I got my current laptop (GeForce Go 7600).

The symptom is that X freezes completely for ~10-20 seconds when opening or moving a window. Eventually it unfreezes and I see the message "nvLock: client timed out, taking the lock" appear in the X log file.

This looks to me like one of those "if you see this, please file a bug" kind of messages, so here's a bug report log file. If it would help I can try to cut down my code to a standalone example; would this be worth it? The bug only occurs very rarely - often I have to run my application for several hours before it shows up.
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