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SubjectRe: SYSRQ accidents
> On the other hand, without enabling SysRq (which is a rather stupid
> thing to do, security-wise) the regular SAK only works in normal
> keyboard mode, and hence can be spoofed by someone putting the
> keyboard in raw or mediumraw mode. In other words, is not absolutely
> secure.

No -- see drivers/char/keyboard.c, grep for SPECIALS_ALLOWED_IN_RAW_MODE.

Have a nice fortnight
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