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Re: system stops

On 1/28/2019 10:21 AM, David Christensen wrote:
On 1/28/19 1:18 AM, Paul Sutton wrote:
On 28/01/2019 00:55, David Christensen wrote:
On 1/27/19 12:11 PM, BELAHCENE Abdelkader wrote:
Sometimes (maybe often) when I leave the system for a times without
touching it, when I come back, the system is frozen , juste the
pointer of
mouse can move, but nothing else,  keyboard doesn't respond,  even
ctrl+alt+F1 , or F2,  ...
So the only  thing todo is stop button.

Install the package:


Configure your host and/or network so that you can log in over the

Holding alt-sysrq (print screen key usually) and then typing RSEIUB may
also restart the system but cleanly as in unmounting file systems etc.
however I agree with the above option too.

Where is that documented?


Right here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key

-- john