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

Tony Mantler nicoya at apia.dhs.org
Wed Apr 18 23:23:17 EST 2001

At 8:16 AM -0500 4/18/2001, Iain Sandoe wrote:
>>>"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?

Maybe just make the default a seperate compile-time option, rather than
CONFIG_POWERBOOK. It wouldn't be very clear to someone why sysrq stopped
working on their desktop when they purposely or accidentally compiled a new
kernel with pbook support turned on. :)

Cheers - Tony 'Nicoya' Mantler :)

Tony "Nicoya" Mantler - Renaissance Nerd Extraordinaire - nicoya at apia.dhs.org
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