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SubjectRe: Magic Alt-SysRq change in 2.6.18-rc1
Hi!


> > > 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:
>
> Apparently it changes existing well documented behaviour, which is a
> really bad idea.

_well documented_? Where was it documented? Anyway, 2.6.17 behaviour
does not work on _many_ keyboards, like for example thinkpad x32...
Pavel
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