Subject: Re: ctrl+alt+del
To: Dave Lee <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/09/2001 21:41:58
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 01:34:44PM -0600, Dave Lee wrote:

> Julio Merino wrote:
> > At last, I have decided to install NetBSD in my gateway. That computer
> > does not have a screen, but it has a keyboard. The gateway has to be
> > closed at night so, it has to be shutted down properly... The
> > problem is that, if all other network computers are closed, there is no
> > easy way to shutdown the system (i.e. no telnet or nothing). That is
> > why I want those keys to allow the system to shutdown.
> >
> > Any other idea?
> If you have a kbd to hit three keys at once, you could just type "root"
> hit enter, type the passwd, hit enter, then type "halt".

Yeah, but that's longer and, the other people doesn't know root password.
That's not a good idea for me. If there is no other thing, I'll try to
add support to the kernel to do this.