Eric at on 21 Aug 2011 06:23:41 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Ctrl-Alt-Backspace (was Re: Debian unstable locking up and corrupting filesystem)

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Um, I'm unwilling to test it right now... multiple virtual desktops and lots of
work in progress (since 5 am this morning - insomnia can be a bitch.)

I'll try it before I log out the next time.

If I recall correctly (80/20 either way), it worked last time (a few months ago)
- - I'm running Lucid (10.4) with the default Gnome WM.


On 08/21/2011 09:03 AM, Casey Bralla wrote:
> On Saturday 20 August 2011 7:17:12 PM Eric at wrote:
>> Have you tried ctr-atl-backspace?
>> That will kill off the X server IF the keyboard is responding.
>> Alan's suggestion of ssh-ing to the system is good too.  These help to
>> identify if the problem is just the X server and/or video or if it's deeper
>> than that.
> That never works for me anymore.  I think it may have something to do with the 
> evdev driver that X uses now.   Does this still work for you?

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