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Re: BREAK and magic SysRq handling for Z8530

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: BREAK and magic SysRq handling for Z8530
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 18:13:57 +0200
Cc: "Gleb O. Raiko" <raiko@niisi.msk.ru>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>, Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>, Craig P Prescott <prescott@phys.ufl.edu>, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1000809110212.11080A-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>; from macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl on Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 11:38:37AM +0200
References: <39911193.672C7E59@niisi.msk.ru> <Pine.GSO.3.96.1000809110212.11080A-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 11:38:37AM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

>  It's actually the reverse. ;-)  Without these (oh well, sunkbd.c is for
> completeness, indeed) you cannot compile-in the magic SysRq support if you
> do not include the virtual terminal driver.  This is an unnecessary
> limitation -- I don't want the VT (well, actually I would, if I had a
> driver for my console, but I haven't, yet). 
> 
>  Such changes actually went into the Linus' 2.4.0-test6-pre* (but not mine
> -- someone overtook me, and he also missed one bit ;-) ).

That probably where Prumpf's changes; I recently discussed various problem
with SysRq with him.  I guess he only tried to fix the HP part of the
problem.

  Ralf

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