Fwd: Is disabling ctrl-alt-backspace really such a good idea?
remco47 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 16:38:51 GMT 2009
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Dylan McCall <dylanmccall at gmail.com> wrote:
> This discussion is hardly relevant anymore. I agree the popup
> explaining what the user is about to do would be a nice alternative,
> but this is also a completely adequate solution.
> I'm sure any patches for that alternative would have a good, warm and
> fulfilling life.
Except that popups don't work on a severely overloaded system.
> to use the kernel-level Alt SysRQ K instead.
> While you're at it, get a different video driver.
> SysRQ doesn't work or don't have the key? That's a bug in the kernel.
> Would be sensible if
Would all be really cool, but that's not the current situation. First
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