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Re: SDL vs GGI


On Wed, 01 Sep 1999, Michael Dartt wrote:
> 	Question for the list: would it be better if something besides X
> handled keyboard and mouse input, so that if X dies, you could just
> Ctrl-Alt-Backspace?

It's not quite the same, but you might want to try the Magic SysRQ key (an
option for all 2.2.x kernels). I've had X crash on me a few times, and Magic
SysRQ has always worked (except for once when my box wouldn't even respond to
pings anymore; I suppose that X must have brought down the kernel as well