[CentOS] GNOME + Firefox - Mouse froze - what key combination to revive?

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 02:29:04 UTC 2008


On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 4:40 PM, Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com> wrote:
> Lanny Marcus wrote on Sun, 14 Dec 2008 13:44:25 -0500:
>> It does not work on my box.
> That's why I suggested it.  ;-)

That's why I test my backups, after I make them. I appreciate you
suggesting that I test this, so that I knew it wouldn't work....
>
>> Possibly it isn't in the Kernel?
>
> It is, you have to
>
> echo "1" > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq
>
> To enable it. Maybe you can put it in one of the sysconfig files, somebody
> here will know :-)
> It may still not work then depending on your keyboard.
>
>> I also tried CTRL-ALT-DEL and that
>> did not work either......
>
> That one should work if you are on the console. If you are in a window
> manager it depends if it gets trapped and passed by it or not.

Thanks for the additional information!


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