due to compositing, probably ... Re: KDE 4.3 freezes too often now

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 17 19:35:28 BST 2009

On Monday 17 August 2009 19:26:47 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> >>> So how do you use that, if, as you say, the keyboard doesn't respond?
> >>
> >> SysRq is hardwired into the kernel.  If the kernel didn't panic, SysRq
> >> still works even if X stopped processing keyboard events.  And from the
> >> sound of it, the kernel did not panic in this case since the mouse still
> >> moves, so the kernel must be running.
> >
> > Interesting, because (some months back) I have been in the same situation
> > and tried the SysRq 'magic keys', just in case, but without success.
> It must be enabled in the kernel configuration.  If the file
> "/proc/sysrq-trigger" doesn't exist, you don't have it enabled.

In that case I don't have it, and, presumably didn't have it in the distro I 
was using at that time.  How common is it for this to be enabled?

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