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Re: Bug#496967: general: System completely blocks any input

I demand that Lawrence Williams may or may not have written...
> On Friday, August 29, 2008 03:21:13 pm Frank Küster wrote:
>> 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.

> This sounds like a kernel panic to me. Anyone else have any thoughts?

If so, the computer may still be pingable and the various SysRq functions
should work (though, normally, only "reboot" and "power off" will have
obvious effects).

I suggest using netconsole to log to another computer.

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