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SubjectRe: SysRq question
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"Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap@osdl.org> writes:
> On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, David Woodhouse wrote:
>
> | rddunlap@osdl.org said:
> | > I've seen a couple of cheapo keyboards where some Alt-SysRq-key
> | > combinations don't generate anything from the keyboard. (I'm typing
> | > on one of them right now.) For example, Alt-SysRq-5|6 works, but
> | > 1,2,3,4,7,8,9 don't.
> |
> | Try using the other Alt key.
>
> Same result with either Alt key.

BTW that's not the problem I'm seeing, Alt-SysRq-*ANYTHING* is not
caught from any of the offending keyboards because (IIRC) they send
Alt-SysRq as a two-code sequence, with the (apparently) Alt-Down code
repeated before the command keycode - thus, all the command keycode
parser sees (it seems it looks only at the first byte after Alt-SysRq)
is the Alt-Down keycode, which is not a command.

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