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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.

    (Actually, I do not care much if current approach stays or goes, but
    many keyboards can't use sysrq as a modifier, and that needs to be
    somehow solved. 2.6.18-rc1 behaviour provides a solution.)
    Pavel
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