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SubjectRe: help: sysrq and X
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On Sunday 21 November 2004 06:21 pm, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> I am trying to diagnose a hard lockup. The only way I can reproduce it is
> with mythtv. When the system locks up (no mouse, no activity in X, no message
> logged) I can use magic sysrq, but I cannot see the output.
>
> Using 'r' does not enable console switching. However 'b' will boot the
> system, and I hope 's' and 'u' did something blindly.
>
> I there a way to regain a text console in order to inspect the kernel?
>

Try use SysRQ+K (SAK) - 95% when my X server locks up I can use SAK and then
killall -9 X and everythig is fine.

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Dmitry
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