September 29, 2008

Linux Kernel Magic SysRq keys in openSUSE for crash recovery

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 systemââ¬â¢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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