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    SubjectRe: Magic SysRQ not working for me.
    On Mon, 12 Oct 1998, Mike A. Harris wrote:

    > On Sun, 11 Oct 1998, Myrdraal wrote:
    > >> I'm running 2.1.125, and have just finished reading the magic
    > >> sysrq documentation in the kernel Documentation dir. My kernel
    > >> has this feature compiled in, and I can't get it to work at all.
    > >> I have a standard AT keyboard (M-Tek K208) and have never had any
    > >> keyboard trouble before with anything.
    > >>
    > >> Is there a problem with sysrq, or do I have to do something to
    > >> enable it? I've searched /proc for a file that might need a "1"
    > >> dumped into it, to no avail.
    > >You're pressing ALT-PRINTSCREEN-<commandkey>, right? If so, then it should
    > >work. There are some keyboards on which it doesn't, though. You should
    > >read Documentation/sysrq.txt. It has an explanation of how to find out
    > >the real keycode.
    > Yes, my SYS-RQ key is labelled. I've read sysrq.txt as I stated
    > in my original post, and still have no sysrq function.

    Run "showkey" and see if pressing sysreq (alt-printscreen) gives the
    decimal value 84.


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