Subject: Re: ctrl+alt+del
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/13/2001 12:21:38
In message <20010611220035.A0E95C0@proven.weird.com>
on Mon, 11 Jun 2001 18:00:35 -0400 (EDT),
firstname.lastname@example.org (Greg A. Woods) wrote:
> > The whole idea of the ctrl+alt+del issue is that it is an _emergency_
> > mechanism, usually used when the machine is fucked up due to a bad
> > kernel or hardware, or completely overloaded.
> So then jump into DDB (currently <ctrl>+<alt>+<esc> on alpha, hpcmips,
> and i386) and then type "sync<CR>" and hope it works.
1. DDB is too functional. I wish doing only halt the system and any
other DDB commands are unnecessary or superfluous.
2. Doing "ctrl+alt+del" person don't know DDB commands, and also don't
understand extra help messages of DDB.
There is a case, the person couldn't be expected to type any command.
So, there is a situation that simple key sequence without any extra
Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>