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SubjectRe: Thoughts wanted on merging Software Suspend enhancements
Hi.

On Sun, 2003-07-13 at 03:37, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > - nice display
> > > > - user can abort at any time during suspend (oh, I forgot, I wanted
> > > > to...) by just pressing Escape
> > >
> > > That seems like missfeature. We don't want joe random user that is at
> > > the console to prevent suspend by just pressing Escape. Maybe magic
> > > key to do that would be acceptable...
> >
> > Magic key? Do you mean a password? I suppose that could be a
>
> Documentation/sysrq.txt. Magic sysrq driver will answer some
> interesting questions like "how to press esc on the serial line", etc,
> and it is also /proc configurable.

Oh so you just be having (eg) to press SysRq-Escape? Isn't that just
security by obscurity? I'd rather go for the password idea. Sounds like
there should be a few options for what is required to abort with one
chosen at make config time.

1.0 tomorrow unless there's anything big in the meantime.

Nigel

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