Is disabling ctrl-alt-backspace really such a good idea?

Remco remco47 at
Thu Feb 12 22:48:33 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 11:37 PM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-02-12 at 22:41 +0100, Remco wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 10:31 PM, Mike Jones <eternalorb at> wrote:
>> >     In light of that new info, I would say all of my objections are handled
>> > quite nicely by Alt-Sysrq-k.
>> I haven't tried it out yet, but I agree that this new A-S-K
>> combination would be a good replacement. Now we only need to teach
>> everybody about this. C-A-B was common knowledge.
> Except when you don't have a SysRq key.

Craig Maloney mentioned off-list that Macs don't have a SysRQ key. F13
doesn't seem to work as an alternative either. So we're back at C-A-B.


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