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Re: [vox-tech] magic sysreq key

On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 12:54:01PM -0800, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
> I now have magic sysrq enabled and have tested it succesfully from 
> console with ctl-alt-h.  Now I am ready the next time Linux freezes on me.

  Keep in mind sysrq works form inside X too... 
  As long as the kernel is still running and the input layer is working
you should be able to use the keys even if you can't see the results.

  X can not trap or block those key sequences... in fact some of the
commands allow one to recover from a locked up X server, (although
resetting the graphics card after a X failure may require some advanced
preparation to safe the video state from before X is started).

      Mike Simons
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