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Re: mplayer hangs the system requiring h/w restart

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 10:19:05PM -0400, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> Is your kernel compiled with the VGA_POST option?  If so, you could try
> typing  call ddb_vgapost  which if in ddb should allow to restore text
> mode.  From there, the panic message should be available via the
> dmesg  command, and a backtrace from the  bt  command (sorry if this is
> obvious to you but didn't work).

I don't get ddb prompt for this scenario though ddb.onpanic = 1 is set.

> It'd also be nice to verify if you can still ssh to that system when
> it's frozen, in which case it might only be an X11 related issue...

Tried that. ping doesn't respond either.


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