Re: Magic SysRq reboot (was Re: switching to proprietary ati radeon driver)
On 8/17/09, Wolodja Wentland <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I can't really help you with your problem, but a "hard" shutdown is
> almost never necessary. You can send various low-level commands to your
> kernel using the "SysRq" Key , which will allow you to reboot a
> computer without corrupting the filesystem.
Nope, this didn't work on my panic-ed kernel. From my experience with
Gentoo, kernels can quite often hang and not respond to SysRq.