[ubuntu-za] Lucid crashing badly

Trevor Hughes linux at thewildfig.co.za
Wed Apr 21 13:06:14 BST 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Gavin <netmatters at gmail.com> wrote:

> Cannot restart X, cannot ctl/alt+ F1/2/3 to get a shell either, the
> ONLY thing I can do is kill the power. Not cool at all. :-(
Have you tried the magix SysRq keys -

I had a problem with my graphics and dual screens and the machine
would hang and I could not get a text console or anything - but the
SysRq magic keys rebooted the machine - telling me that it was not
completely dead!


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