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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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