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SubjectRe: Magic Alt-SysRq change in 2.6.18-rc1
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On Monday 10 July 2006 11:44, Fredrik Roubert wrote:
> On Sun 09 Jul 23:06 CEST 2006, Alan Stern wrote:
>
> > Before 2.6.18-rc1, I used to be able to use it as follows:
> >
> > Press and hold an Alt key,
> > Press and hold the SysRq key,
> > Release the Alt key,
> > Press and release some hot key like S or T or 7,
> > Repeat the previous step as many times as desired,
> > Release the SysRq key.
> >
> > This scheme doesn't work any more,
>
> The SysRq code has been updated to make it useable with keyboards that
> are broken in other ways than your. With the new behaviour, you should
> be able to use Magic SysRq with your keyboard in this way:
>
> Press and hold an Alt key,
> Press and release the SysRq key,
> Press and release some hot key like S or T or 7,
> Repeat the previous step as many times as desired,
> Release the Alt key.

While we are at it, does someone know how to trigger
the sysrq on a PowerBook? Kernel Documentation says to press F13,
but the PowerBook keyboard does not have F13.

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Greetings Michael.
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