Subject: Re: ctrl+alt+del
To: Dave Lee <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Buelow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/10/2001 03:17:18
Dave Lee writes:
>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".
This doesn't work when the machine is completely unresponsive and
you want to reboot the junk and give it a chance to sync the disks
before (which hitting the reset or power button does not do, naturally).