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Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace

On Mon, 2009-03-30 at 18:26 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-30 at 15:45 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > 
> > You know the reset button on the machine resets the entire machine, right?
> > 
> No matter how fast or sloppy my typing, nor what editor I use, I'm very
> unlikely to accidentally reach under the desk and hit the (recessed)
> reset button while sitting at the keyboard, working.
> On many machines now, the power switch invokes a shutdown dialog,
> instead of simply powering the machine off with no warning--see the
> GNOME power-management applet's dialog.  On my wife's Dell Dimension, I
> haven't even been able to locate a reset button--the only thing on the
> front panel available to press is the power button.  No reset button on
> any of my laptops, either.

On all machines I know of, pressing the power button for 4 seconds
performs a hard reset.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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