[lug] Keyboard problems. Telnetting to tty's.

John Starkey jstarkey at ajstarkey.com
Wed Aug 16 22:45:47 MDT 2000

Thanks Sean. I broke down and restarted. Haven't had the problem yet
since. I'm gonna keep this message and try the next. Appears there will be
a next time.


On Tue, 15 Aug 2000, Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 15, 2000 at 07:54:15PM -0400, John Starkey wrote:
> >My keyboard just died (or maybe something within the box). I've got a db
> >being constructed using Oracle. Is there anyway that anyone knows to tty
> >into X or maybe anyother way to check the status to know when it's done.
> You can try doing a "chvt" to change to a text console to see if that
> resets the keyboard.  Or you can just use "x2x" directed at the remote
> display to give you mouse and keyboard control.  You'll need to be able
> to see the display though, so you may wish to do this *BEFORE* trying the
> chvt thing.
> Sean
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