Bug#496967: general: System completely blocks any input
Am Freitag, den 29.08.2008, 19:51 +0200 schrieb Frank Küster:
> > Since late last week, my system completely hangs - it stops accepting
> > any input from keyboard or mouse - after 3 to 5 minutes after booting.
> > This happens both in a text console and when running X.
> I should have been more specific here. It's not only the input, it's
> the output as well. For example, if aptitude is downloading packages
> in an rxvt window, the percent count stops changing as well, the
> display is also frozen.
I noticed something similiar, with the VMware Workstation 6.5 Beta
I thought this was just a bug in the beta but maybe it's somewhere in
For example sometimes I just rsync a whole system to another one.
and then it seems to hang like you experience it.
But if I then just hide the window and unhide it again, then it get's
I had to do it a few times to check if rsync was finished or not.
So the system was still running it was just the graphic output in my
case which wasn't updated.
> Any (ethernet) network also seems to stop: It no longer answers to
> pings, and a remote ssh login stops working, too.
Hm unfortunately I don't know if in my case the network still worked or
If it happens again for me I try to find more about it.
On my native real Debian sid/experimental system I hadn't this problem