Re: Magic SysRq +# in 2.4.9-ac/2.4.10-pre12

Pavel Machek (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 22:38:14 +0200


> > 2. I'd really prefer to see callers use
> > register_sysrq_key() and unregister_sysrq_key() so that they
> > can get/use return values, and not the lower-level functions
> > "__sysrq*" functions that are EXPORTed in sysrq.c.
> > I don't see a good reason to EXPORT all of these functions.
> So would I, however, the lower interface is there so that modules can
> restructure the table in more complex ways, allowing for sub-menus.

This is kernel, and sysrq was designed to be debug tool. It turned out
to be more successfull than expected...

Just keep in mind its a debug tool. If you need hierarchical submenus,
then you are probably not using it as debug tool, right?

I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
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