Re: how to recover from an X lockup
On Sat, 2002-09-07 at 20:11, Peter Whysall wrote:
> martin f krafft wrote:
> > also sprach Alvin Oga <aoga@Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com> [2002.09.05.0322 +0200]:
> >>- if you cann ssh-in....
> >> if you can see X processes... kill those you dont want
> >> or blinly kill X11
> >> "init 3 ; sleep 5 ; init 5"
> > since when does that kill X?
> It does on Red Hat :-)
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On the Debian-User list, Red Hat's configuration is not necessarily a
solution - as mentioned elsewhere, runlevels 2-5 are identical on
Debian, and if you feel that method must be used, you need to switch to
Single User, and then back to a preferred multi-user level (unless the
runlevels have been locally customised to create one that doesn't run a
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