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Re: The wider implications of dbus breakage

On 2009-07-17 11:45 +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 03:14:15AM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> C-A-Bksp disabled by default is an Xorg upstream decision, has nothing
>> to do with D-Bus or HAL or whatever.
> This is the real breakage here.  It's easy for X to leave you no way out,
> all it takes is a window manager gone apeshit -- or indeed, dbus failing.
> There are so many window managers and similar creatures in Debian, there's
> no chance to make them all bug-free no matter how we try.  It's unacceptable
> to leave the user with no choice but a hard reboot -- or even to force them
> to ssh in if they have sshd installed.

Does not help Alt+SysRq+r out of the misery, regaining keyboard control?
You should be able to switch to a virtual console then.


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