[quake2] Shutdown problems

Nicolai Haehnle prefect_ at gmx.net
Tue Feb 22 17:33:12 EST 2005

On Sunday 20 February 2005 04:20, Nelson Marques wrote:
> Hi,
>  Anyone had any exiting problems on Quake2 client using ref GLX ?
>  Currenlty when I quit the game it just stalls mouse movement on the 
> screen and the X Server stops right there, if you have something like a 
> terminal open, you can still type, keyboard input is still present, all 
> the rest is gone. Latest nvidia drivers on FC 3 
running .xorg-x11-6.8.1-12.

This is a *very* common problem with many games. As Brendan said, Quake 
grabs the mouse pointer and fails to release it again.

I'd argue that this is actually an X server bug, since the X server should 
really release all resources when a client quits, and the mouse grab is a 
kind of resource.


>  Any help would be welcome,
>  Thanks in advance,
>  nelson marques
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