MagicSysRq

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Note: This article is currently only a draft and is a part of a series of articles I'm going to publish the next few months - if you want to contribute to it, please feel free to. However it would be nice if you could coordinate your efforts with me


MagicSysRQ describes a special key combination which can trigger certain functions directly in the Linux Kernel. This is particularly useful when your system appears to be hung, but is not totally locked up.

External links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key http://lxr.linux.no/#linux+v3.2.8/Documentation/sysrq.txt