system failure

Liam Proven lproven at
Mon Apr 8 20:47:28 UTC 2013

On 8 April 2013 21:43, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> Could you go into text mode? ctrl/alt/F1 ? Login and do the job from there
> cleanly?? Methinks that mode ought to work even if X is all botched up. You
> might have to use the optional "pen and paper interface" to record the
> instructions for you to type on a command line. It could be worse. Ric

A good thought, but I have seen this problem of keyboard and mouse
disappearing myself and they really do /completely/ stop working -
including at the console.

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