Re: Do not know which package bug is in
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On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 02:02:23PM +0200, arian wrote:
> hi Robin,
> > Everything except the mouse just freezes, and no keyboard combination I
> > can think of helps. Ctrl+C, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Q, Ctrl+Esc, Super+Esc, Ctrl
> > +Alt+Del... There is only one way out, and that's to hard-reboot
> > everything (which my harddrive doesn't seem to enjoy).
> try magic sysrequests:
> alt-print-k to kill everything on the current terminal (you should get a new login screen)
> alt-print-r to reset the keyboard configuration, followed by switching to another terminal (ctrl-alt-[f1,f2,...] - you should get a text login screen. Maybe there are kernel messages of the form:
> [ uptime ] message. If there are, you could post a screenshot (you know, one with a camera) of them.
I'd guess that the USB hangs: then sysrequests won't reach the box
anyway, since the keyboard is on the USB (but still, it's worth a
Another angle of attack would be: is the box reachable via network?
(e.g. install openssh-server, log in via ssh).
As for the logs... /var/log/syslog resp /var/log/messages (or wherever
systemd hides those things these days -- there I'd have to defer to
- -- tomás
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