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SubjectRe: Magic SysRQ not working for me.
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.

Mike A. Harris - Computer Consultant - Linux advocate

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