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Subject[PATCH] Documentation: sysrq: convert to third person
Two parts of the sysrq documentation have sentences written from a first
person's point of view.

Documentation is generally written from a third person's view in a
formal way.

Convert those senteces to be less personal and generic.

Signed-off-by: Cengiz Can <>
Documentation/admin-guide/sysrq.rst | 12 +++++++-----
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/sysrq.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/sysrq.rst
index 60ce5f5ebab6..0a178ef0111d 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/sysrq.rst
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/sysrq.rst
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ On PowerPC

On other
If you know of the key combos for other architectures, please
- let me know so I can add them to this section.
+ submit a patch to be included in this section.

On all
Write a character to /proc/sysrq-trigger. e.g.::
@@ -205,10 +205,12 @@ frozen (probably root) filesystem via the FIFREEZE ioctl.
Sometimes SysRq seems to get 'stuck' after using it, what can I do?

-That happens to me, also. I've found that tapping shift, alt, and control
-on both sides of the keyboard, and hitting an invalid sysrq sequence again
-will fix the problem. (i.e., something like :kbd:`alt-sysrq-z`). Switching to
-another virtual console (:kbd:`ALT+Fn`) and then back again should also help.
+When this happens, try tapping shift, alt and control on both sides of the
+keyboard, and hitting an invalid sysrq sequence again. (i.e., something like
+Switching to another virtual console (:kbd:`ALT+Fn`) and then back again
+should also help.

I hit SysRq, but nothing seems to happen, what's wrong?
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