Re: RfC: Hurd console by default
At Fri, 11 Mar 2005 01:12:00 +0100,
Alfred M Szmidt wrote:
> The point is that you actually want to break out of it if you are
> indeed in an infinite loop.
> This isn't really related to when console-client starts dieing, and
> you get into a infinite loop, but it would be nice when you actually
> wish to drop out into the Mach console by force.
> What do you think about making the console-client exist with a special
> exit code (say 0) when you hit C-A-<BACKSPACE>?
Eventually this should be configurable of course, but having a break
out key combo that returns with a different exit code to indicate to
the wrapper if it should be restarted or not is a good idea indeed.
You could of course also do something like "/etc/init.d/console-client stop"
in the console client...