Heh, it can be quite confusing because it enables the system to *not* do
something, which is the reverse of what we usually think options do.
Using Option "DontZap" simply enables "DontZap" which prevents
CTRL+ALT+BSKP from being used. Hence disabling DontZap allows X-Server
to be... Zapped or killed by the key combination ;)
On Mon, 20 Apr 2009 03:58:10 +0200
Polytropon <free...@edvax.de> wrote:
While CTRL+ALT+Backspace does not kill the X server, I can press
CTRL+ALT+F1 or ALT+F1 to return to the text mode console. I then
kill the X server via CTRL+C.
There's a new setting that needs to be put into xorg.conf:
Option "DontZap" "false"
Then you should be able to Ctrl+Alt+BkSpace to kill X.
Maybe I am reading this incorrectly; however, in my /etc/xorg.conf file,
I have this notation.
# Uncomment this to disable the <Ctrl><Alt><BS> server abort sequence
# This allows clients to receive this key event.
# Option "DontZap"
It would seem the language is confusing. As I would understand it,
uncommenting the line disables the sequence. Therefore, it would seem
to indicate that leaving it commented out activates the sequence. Maybe
the language should be cleaned up.
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