XF4, SysRq, VT, mouse buttons, Keymaps and all that

Iain Sandoe iain at sandoe.co.uk
Wed Apr 18 23:16:55 EST 2001

>>Anyway the SysRq key for USB must be handled somewhere else - I'm looking at
>>the mac_hid/adb/mac_keyb code which is specific to adb-based machines IIUC.
> Ah, ok. Wasn't sure about that.

duh... neither am I ;-) ... but I'll check later.

> [...]
>>Ben just mailed me a much better suggestion:
>>"Pass the SysRq combination in as a kernel argument".
>>This would allow those with SysRQ keys (e.g. ISO/ANSI kbds) to use it, power
>>books could have something that actually exists etc. etc.
> [...]
> Very nice idea.
> ...hopefully defaulted to the standard Alt-f13/printscreen/sysrq-key in the
> absense of the kernel commandline.

what about defaulting to <cntl>-<power> if CONFIG_POWERBOOK is set on the
kernel build?
- the power key is not too far from cntl on newer PowerBook keyboards -
anyone know about older ones?

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