Why sysrq is limited to only "sync" command on official fedora kernel?

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Thu Feb 26 16:01:08 UTC 2015

On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 08:51:46AM -0700, Pete Travis wrote:
> The only time I've needed sysrq reboots in recent memory was while running
> rawhide and knowingly venturing into uncharted territory.  If I'm not the
> only one, would it make sense to include appropriate sysctl snippets in
> fedora-release-rawhide ?
We could ship /etc/sysctl.d/sysrq-enable.conf.disabled (name up for discussion),
and interested users could enable it by renaming the file. Maybe even better
to provide it the same in all versions.


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