Noveau still unstable?

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R caf at
Tue Apr 3 17:34:22 UTC 2012

On 04/03/2012 09:24 AM, stan wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Apr 2012 03:11:17 -0700
> Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R<caf at>  wrote:
>> However, the odd behavior where Fedora decides to ignore all input
>> except for mouse movement persists.  When this happens, Fedora
>> seems to slowly grind to a catatonic state which requires a
>> hardware reset.  This was Monday morning with a fully updated
>> 64 bit Fedora 17 on an 8GB Intel i5.
> Have you tried any of these key sequences to recover?
> Try r to get keyboard back to translate.  You should then be able to
> move to a console and check out what is happening.  There are other key
> descriptions in that article.
> If that does nothing, using e then i, should get you back to a system
> with only init running.  Again, at that point you should be able to
> access a console, though the system will be more primitive.
> No dice?  s to sync the file systems, b to reboot.
> At least this gives you more options than rebooting directly.
I tried the magic keystrokes and nothing happened.  Caps Lock and
Num Lock do not cause the keyboard LEDs to respond.

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R     caf at
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