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[Bug 576481] New: Even with DontZap off, Ctrl+Alt+Backspace don't kill the X server
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  • Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 12:08:31 +0000
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http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=576481

http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=576481#c0


Summary: Even with DontZap off, Ctrl+Alt+Backspace don't kill
the X server
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.3
Version: Factory
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.3
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: X.Org
AssignedTo: bnc-team-xorg-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: grok@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: xorg-maintainer-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-GB; rv:1.9.1.1)
Gecko/20090714 SUSE/3.5.1-1.1 Firefox/3.5.1

# cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Section "ServerFlags"
Option "DontZap" "off"
EndSection


# grep DontZap /var/log/Xorg.0.log
(**) Option "DontZap" "off"

Ctrl+Alt+Backspace doesn't work (even twice, three or four times).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add above to /etc/X11/xorg.conf
2. restart xdm
3. press C+A+B twice in rapid succession on the login screen.
Actual Results:
Nothing.

Expected Results:
X Server should die and get restarted by xdm.

Other Ctrl+Alt combinations work: Ctrl+Alt+Insert, Ctrl+Alt+Delete.

I understand that you're trying to shield the lemmings from shooting themselves
in the foot and introduce safe defaults, but this is after I've explicitly
enabled the feature.

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