Re: troubleshoot lockups
On Nov 28, 1:20 pm, Andrew Sackville-West
> further to that, can you ssh into the box? Just because it doesn't
> respond to the keyboard doesn't mean it inaccessible.
I never thought of this. I'll try it if it happens again.
> And, use alt-sysrq-s to sync your disks before you power-down. you can
> also alt-sysrq-b to reboot, if you don't want to go the power switch
> route. If the kernel doesn't respond to the alt-sysrq keys, then
> you've got a truly hard lockup and I'd start looking for hardware
These key combos I never even heard of. Ditto. I'll try them if it
Thanks for all the good advice.