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SubjectRe: system freeze question
On Sat, 30 Dec 2000,  jim m. wrote:

> hi,
> there are times when newly installed driver just freezes the
> RH6.2 and mouse cursor is rock solid frozen. ALT+PRTScreen+...
> does not work. I now for fact that ALT+PRT... works because
> i tested it. Anything else can be done to reboot the system
> graciously than "reset"?. Any advice..
> J

Very rarely should tou need to hit the "Reset" button on a Linux/UNIX box.
You may want to try hitting Ctrl+Alt+F2 to go to an alternate console,
then logging in as root, and sending the "gpm" process a KILLHUP signal
for example.

"We all know Linux is great... it does infinite
loops in 5 seconds." (Linus Torvalds)

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