[clug] Help: how to use magic-sysrq with dead X?

Jeremy Kerr jk at ozlabs.org
Fri Nov 19 00:50:15 GMT 2004

> The usual console switching keys do nothing (well, the
> machine is in real trouble at this point).

If it's X that's wedged, try getting the keyboard out of raw mode first (SysRq 
+ r), then you should be able to switch to a different virtual console.


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