CTRL-ALT-DEL not working as expected. Seeking for advices

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 19 17:55:44 UTC 2014

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Harald Becker <ralda at gmx.de> wrote:
>>No. Calling sys_reboot with RB_DISABLE_CAD nee
>>- exactly what init wants.
> Denys the problem is the time init does this call. When C-A-D is
> enabled to early (before complete system initialization) many
> systems fail badly and emulators tend to hang when you try C-A-D
> in the phase of system startup. Per intention enabling C-A-D
> shall only be done when system is up and init system is ready to
> process action on SIGINT, not earlier. Current init seem to
> enable C-A-D before executing sysinit actions. It shall be done
> AFTER sysinit not BEFORE.

How do you know that it is ok to allow user to hard-reboot
the machine in the middle of the booting?


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