Re: magic sysRq
2009/4/27 green <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Erik Xavior wrote at 2009-04-27 09:58 -0600:
>> I recently read about "Magic SysRq"! wow :)
>> # sysctl -a | grep sysrq
>> kernel.sysrq = 1
>> But it doesn't reboot, when i press "AltGr+sysrq+b", what am I missing? :S
> SysRq+b has never worked for me, but SysRq+s (sync) usually does. I only use
> magic sysrq when the system is b0rked, so I don't know whether it would work
> otherwise, on my system.
It's usually Alt-SysRq-B but you should sync and unmount first. In
fact, there are a few steps that should be done to ensure a
damage-free reboot, including _two_ syncs:
Alt-SysRq-[R,S,E,I,S,U,B] in that order.