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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Magic SysRq help
On Sun, 3 Sep 2000, Alan Ford wrote:

>Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2000 13:27:32 +0100
>From: Alan Ford <>
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>Subject: [PATCH] Magic SysRq help
>On more than one occasion I have been hit by a situation where I wished
>I could remember which Magic SysRq key to use. So I wrote the following
>patch: Alt+SysRq+h to print the list of keys, taken from the SysRq
>Documentation. I thought I'd share it here, hoping that other people
>would also find it useful. It's against 2.2.16 but probably works on
>many other kernel versions too.

If you press an invalid SysRq key, it already displays a list of
key commands. Yours is much nicer though, so count this as my
vote that yours replaces the current method...

I'm incorporating your sysrq patch with my own patch for broken


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