Subject: Re: Ctrl+Alt+Del = db>
To: Joel Wilsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gary Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/05/2003 21:46:42
--- Joel Wilsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On Monday, January 6, 2003,
at 12:30 am, Thomas Miller wrote:
> > I accidentally hit Ctrl+Alt+Esc when I meant to type Ctrl+Alt+F1.
> > I discovered that hitting Ctrl+Alt+Esc crashes my system reliably,
> > where "reliably" means five times in a row.
> That's ddb, the in-kernel debugger. From the ddb(4) man page:
> "... key sequences for each port that will activate ddb from
> the keyboard:
> i386 <Ctrl>-<Alt>-<Esc>"
> You can disable it by compiling a kernel using a kernel config
> without options DDB in it, if it really disturbs you.
Is there a way to make the key combination work only for the super user
or other authorized users?
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