Fix a Frozen System with the Magic SysRq Keys
Posted Sunday 9 September 2007on:
You finally got your Linux environment to crash. Ctrl+Alt+Backspace does nothing, nor do the F-keys. So you reach for the power button. STOP! Using the power button to reboot usually causes more problems than it solves. The Linux kernel includes a secret method of restarting your PC should it ever stop doing it’s job.