Bug 993562 - sysrq configuration not honoured
sysrq configuration not honoured
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1007150
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: systemd (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2013-08-06 03:50 EDT by Karel Volný
Modified: 2013-09-12 15:39 EDT (History)
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Description Karel Volný 2013-08-06 03:50:17 EDT
Description of problem:
My machine just hanged on poweroff. As I had enabled sysrq before, I've tried to halt it via the magic key combos. Bad luck, the only thing I could do was sync.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. # echo "kernel.sysrq = 1" > /etc/sysctl.d/sysrq.conf
2. reboot
3. $ cat /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq

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Comment 1 Kamil Dudka 2013-08-14 10:04:40 EDT
You can use the following to work around the bug:

# cp /usr/lib/sysctl.d/50-default.conf /etc/sysctl.d/
# sed -i 's/kernel.sysrq = 16/kernel.sysrq = 1/' /etc/sysctl.d/50-default.conf
Comment 2 Karel Volný 2013-08-29 10:25:26 EDT
but there are multiple settings in that file, what if something changes in the future and the change will go unnoticed due to the local copy?
Comment 3 Lennart Poettering 2013-09-12 15:39:30 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1007150 ***

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