Bug 210636 - console lockup when switching to runlevel 3
console lockup when switching to runlevel 3
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-10-13 10:18 EDT by Aaron Brodney
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: fc6
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Last Closed: 2006-10-26 12:04:57 EDT
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2006-10-13 10:18 EDT, Aaron Brodney
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Description Aaron Brodney 2006-10-13 10:18:39 EDT
Description of problem:
X11 and the whole console freeze when one types 'init 3' into a root xterm.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Open xterm as root, type 'init 3'

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open xterm
2. become root
3. type 'init 3'
4. watch the fireworks
Actual results:
Console lockup

Expected results:
Switch to runlevel 3, non-graphical mode

Additional info:
See attached alt-sysrq, 't', 'p' and 'm'
Comment 1 Aaron Brodney 2006-10-13 10:18:39 EDT
Created attachment 138440 [details]
sysrq data

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