Subject: Re: ctrl+alt+del
To: Matthias Buelow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
Date: 06/09/2001 22:25:31
Matthias Buelow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Except that the typical kind of dumbass, who happens to always be the
> only one near the machine requiring a reboot, never heard of a kernel
> debugger and only knows the magic keystrokes from dos/windoze/lignux/
> freebsd, or, in case that fails, hits the power switch, which will
> result in a lengthy, and not always successful fsck on boot.
You shouldn't be letting typical dumbasses near your machines
unless they have you on the other end of the phone. Or buy a
remote management card of some sort.
> I in fact don't see any reason why there shouldn't be a keyboard
> shortcut like this to reboot from PC keyboard console, in fact up
How 'bout "because most people now think 'ctrl-alt-del' is how you
> to this discussion, I wasn't even aware that NetBSD actually _didn't_
> sync+reboot on ctrl+alt+del. Like it or not, I figure it's kinda
> the expected standard on PCish hardware.
The expected standard on PCish hardware is having to reboot it every
week. NetBSD doesn't strive to that either.