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SubjectRe: Add hint on sysrq on some keyboards
On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 01:58:54 +0200 Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz> wrote:

| Hi!
|
| This trick is maybe nontrivial... and it is needed on many
| machines. Please apply,
| Pavel
|
| --- /usr/src/tmp/linux/Documentation/sysrq.txt 2003-03-27 10:39:46.000000000 +0100
| +++ /usr/src/linux/Documentation/sysrq.txt 2003-08-13 00:55:53.000000000 +0200
| @@ -22,7 +22,10 @@
| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
| On x86 - You press the key combo 'ALT-SysRq-<command key>'. Note - Some
| keyboards may not have a key labeled 'SysRq'. The 'SysRq' key is
| - also known as the 'Print Screen' key.
| + also known as the 'Print Screen' key. Also some keyboards can not
| + handle so many keys being pressed at the same time, so you might
| + have better luck with "press Alt", "press SysRq", "release Alt",
| + "press <command key>", release everything.
|
| On SPARC - You press 'ALT-STOP-<command key>', I believe.

Well, that is good info.

or use: 'echo key > /proc/sysrq-trigger' if your keyboard is working.

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~Randy For Linux-2.6, see:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/davej/misc/post-halloween-2.5.txt
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