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Re: off-topic: is a login, login?

On Mon, Apr 12, 1999 at 08:14:35PM -0400, Mark W. Eichin wrote:
> There is some support in the linux serial drivers for the concept of
> "secure attention key" but I'm not sure it can actually be made as
> solid as you're describing.  It is certainly a place to start looking.
> With xdm, there isn't much, though ctl-alt-bs (assuming DontZap isn't
> set) gives you a little (though not really a large amount) of
> confidence... 

SAK is in the "magic sysrequest patch" which is included in 2.2. series of
kernels. But not well done, since video mode switching is not very well
done. This will be better after the GGI is kernel based. 


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