Subject: Re: ctrl+alt+del
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 06/09/2001 23:38:36
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:56:51PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> There has been a discussion on how to do this on tech-kern (in January 2001,
> subject "Kernel <-> init communication for shutdown").
Ok, I'll look at it.
> It's only clear consensus was: this has to be configurable.
Yeah, it could be pretty to be able to setup the keys to do that for
> Some other points to note: Ctrl-Alt-Del is just one of the i386 specific
> incarnation of a signal the user sends to initiate a shutdown. Pressing the
> "Power" button on a Mac keyboard is the same, as it is on Sun's (where there
> is another soft-power button in the case).
I've seen a Power button in lots of new keyboards for PC's.
> Actually, on modern PCs, pressing the power button should do the same - via
> some ACPI magick in the kernel.
The problem is that my router doesn't have apm nor acpi... heh