Re: hanging system

Jerry F. Davis <> writes:

> Sometimes I get a real hard hang. One that I can't figure out a way out
> of.
> Sometimes the CTRL ALT Fx does not work at all. Heretofore when this bad
> of a hang job has happened, I have had to do a HARDWARE SHUTDOWN which
> of course I don't want to do. I would rather get into a console and do a
> reboot. Is there anything other than a HARD shutoff that I can do at
> that point?
> Is this the fault of Gnome, Enlightenment or X?
> Does anyone else have this problem?

Geez, I thought it was only me.  I have the same problem.  It seems to 
be worse since I upgraded Gnome recently.

> Also, I have logged out and the login screen won't come up. What I do
> then is to get into a virtual console (when i can), login as root. do an
> init 3 and
> then an init 5 and then the login screen comes up. Any other way of
> doing this?
> Does anyone else have this problem too?

No idea about that one.

Jesse Hughes

"You see 300 of something, anything, and you go `[Man], that's a lot of
stuff.'" -- Jim Bigler, quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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