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Author: Arnt Karlsen
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] loss of keyboard input
On Wed, 14 Dec 2022 06:22:30 -0500, Haines wrote in message

> In the course of the night I lost keyboard input. Numlock and Caps
> Lockkey LEDs do not turn on. Mouse is OK. I went to replug my PS2
> keyboard and the PS2-USB adpater separated.
> A replacement keyboard and adapter in different USB port do not work.
> A dirty reboot may result in my not being able to log in, but is it
> worth a try?

..I'd try ssh in first, but yeah, yanking the power works if you
must play it tough, expect having to run fsck etc on all disks.
In my cases, I lost some command line history.

..with ssh, sync and clean shut-downs of hung stuff can be done.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.