The wrapper /usr/bin/netscape causes netscape-navigator or
netscape-communicator to be run with the -irix-session-management flag.
This seems to stop Gnome's session management from working (for netscape).
Running with just the -session-management flag enables Gnome session
management (though it might break KDE, etc. - I don't use it, so haven't
I've having a similar problem.
I had a number of terminal windows open. Brought up the nescape browser
through menu selection. I shut down the browser then tried to shutdown Gnome
using the gnome log-out menu item with logout. The gnome scrollout menu
disappeared. Keyboard input to any open terminal window was unavailable. Mouse
action was ok. I used ctrl-alt-F1 to close gnome. Gnome paused. I had to
type ctrl-C to terminal gnome to the shell prompt.
Received the following error:
subshell.c: couldn't get terminal settings: Invalid argument
XSMP error: Offending minor opcode = 6 (Interact)
Offending sequence number = 9
Error class = BadState
Severity = CanContinue
I'm runing the following XFree86 Version 3.3.6
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6300)
Release date: January 8, 2000
OS: Linux 2.2.5-22smp i686 [ELF]
SVGA: Graphics device ID: "INtel 740 (generic)"
SVGA: Monitor ID: "PRI21277"
SVGA: PCI: Intel i740 (AGP) rev 33, Memory @ 0xde000000, 0xdfe80000
SVGA: chipset: i740
SVGA: videoram: 8192k
SVGA: Option "dac_8_bit"
This command produces the same error outlined above:
If I use this command to start netscape everthing is fine:
and no xsmp errors or freeze-ups occur.
Switched as of 4.76-5.
Switched back as of 4.76-8. It apparently breaks Japanese support.