Subject: Re: Lab machines - some questions
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Phil Knaack <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/04/1997 15:28:39
>On Wed, Dec 03, 1997 at 02:10:36PM -0800, Ted Lemon wrote:
>> Hm.   I actually like the idea of Control/ALT/DEL sending init a
>> signal better than I like the idea of it just doing an immediate
>> reboot, now that you mention it.

>Please make it possible to disable the c-a-d reboot.  I can imagine
>the users hitting c-a-d without thinking / knowing what they are
>doing and I don't want them to be able to bring down large servers
>that easily.
>  -jm

Oh, yes, definitely an option reserved for enabling only by sysadmins..
even enabling it only by running "make -DSIGUSR1_REBOOTS" in sbin/init
would be far enough.

Phillip F Knaack
Systems Administrator, Information Development -- Expanding Awareness (IDEA)
Tech Junkie / Junk Techie / Administrator of Many Dinky Computers
Iowa State University Extension