[TriLUG] Re: RH 7.1 on ThinkPad T21 hanging
Rodent of Unusual Size
Ken.Coar at Golux.Com
Fri Jan 11 14:24:07 EST 2002
Jonathan Magid wrote:
> My experience shows that the lockups on late-model thinkpads
> is just the console. You can login remotely and (usually)
> reboot the machine. Just killing X doesn't clear it. After
> hearing about problems with gpm alongside X on these machines,
> I've tried it without it and I've had few problems since.
Buggrit! Millenium hand and shrimp! Everything was fine for
a couple of days after I disabled gpm, but it just hung again.
(With a different screensaver hack on the screen this time.)
It's definitely *not* a hard hang, since I could log in to
Is there any way to get the display back when this happens?
I think I just damaged a couple of chapters I was writing
because I couldn't reach the StarOffice gui to close them..
Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini http://Golux.Com/coar/
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