How to restart a freezed tty?
Brian A. Seklecki
lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Sat Sep 29 21:10:03 PDT 2007
On Sat, 2007-09-29 at 13:16 +0330, Bahman M. wrote:
> Hi all,
> For some reason all the ttys are frozen up; I can switch between X and
> them back and forth but not between the ttys themselves using ALT+Fn.
Can you start new xterms? When you say 'frozen', do they "not accept
keyboard input"? Is it possible scroll-lock is enabled? What about the
TTY that you started Xorg from?
Is this temporal? When did it start happening?
Is there anything in /var/log/messages?
Did you try: $ sudo pkill -HUP init ?
> I tried killing them; they terminate and restart but still
> frozen. I don't believe the only way out is to restart the system.
> How to make ttys behave normally? I'd appreciate any idea.
> FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p7
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