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SubjectRe: [regression] Re: 2.6.31-rc2: X stop accepting keystrokes?

[ adding some CCs ]

On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, Pavel Machek wrote:

> On Wed 2009-07-15 15:16:11, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > > ...it happened second time now. In one case, ctrl-alt-backspace
> > > helped and I got at least console back, in the other case I had to
> > > reboot using sysrq.
> > >
> > > ...hmm. It was probably same crash, because console switching has
> > > probably been locked by X, and I have just one console. I ended up on
> > > empty console before.
> >
> > It happened four times now. It seems to happen when I type heavily. I
> > was once able to reproduce it by hitting keys heavily/randomly.
>
> Two more crashes today :-(. -rc2 is pretty much unusable.
>
> ...and they seem to be slightly different crashes. Once keyboard was
> dead but mouse worked, second time keyboard still worked but xterms
> kept locking up. I managed to type dmesg into one of them, but that
> xterm hung in middle of dump :-(.

I guess that both keyboard and mouse are PS/2 connected, right?

Any possibility to capture serial console output?

--
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs


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