Linux Kernel Magic SysRq keys in openSUSE for crash recovery

Posted by susenator on Sep 29, 2008 12:26 AM EDT
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The Linux Kernel offers you something that allows you to recover your system from a crash or at the least lets you to perform a proper shutdown using the Magic SysRq Keys. The magic SysRq key is a select key combination in the Linux kernel which allows the user to perform various low level commands regardless of the system’s state using the SysRq key. It is often used to recover from freezes, or to reboot a computer without corrupting the filesystem.

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