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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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