[clug] Help: how to use magic-sysrq with dead X?
eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Fri Nov 19 00:40:15 GMT 2004
I want to debug a problem where the machine dies hard when switching
DVB cards. This means that I must be in X when the lockup happens.
sysrq seems to work ('b' does a boot) but I cannot see any output.
I need to get to a text console but could not so far find a way to
get there. The usual console switching keys do nothing (well, the
machine is in real trouble at this point).
Any help appreciated.
Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au) <http://samba.org/eyal/>
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