> Since I see that you're adding documentation updates, you incorporate
> this patch to Documentation/sysrq.txt and Documentation/Configure.help.
> It changes the help for the magic sysrq to point people to the sysrq.txt
> documentation, and also updates sysrq.txt to be more informative on some
> topics. The patch is to 2.1.93, but applies happily to 2.1.98. Thank you.
> + This is for people who want to have some control over the
> + system even if the system crashes (e.g., to flush the disks, reboot
> + the system immediately or dump some status information). This is
> + accomplished by pressing various keys while holding SysRQ
> + (Alt+PrintScreen). For more information, and a list of valid
This is WRONG. Sysrq is happy even on sparc & similar boxes. You do
not have PrintScreen on sparc. (On sparc, magic combination is
> -6. Sometimes SysRQ seems to get 'stuck' after using it, what can I do?
> +6. 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. (ie, something like alt-sysrq-z).
What about fixing it instead of documenting?
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