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

Michel Dänzer michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch
Thu Apr 19 01:18:28 EST 2001

Iain Sandoe wrote:

> >>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?

Shouldn't really matter as ctrl is close to the keys used for Sysrq. ;)

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)    \   Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast   \        XFree86 and DRI project member

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