[ubuntu-za] Lucid crashing badly
netmatters at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 13:12:48 BST 2010
On 21 April 2010 14:06, Trevor Hughes <linux at thewildfig.co.za> wrote:
> 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!
Wow, it's amazing how much useful information is to be learnt on these lists.
This is a VERY useful command to know, I'll have to try this out next
time it crashes!
Thanks very much for this Trev!!
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