Kill the power faster than poweroff?
bernd-schubert at web.de
Sat Sep 13 11:43:26 EDT 2003
On Thursday 11 September 2003 16:53, David Mathog wrote:
> Is there a faster way to shutdown a system and kill
> the power than "poweroff"? This is for use in
> emergency overheating conditions, where something
> that's effectively the equivalent of:
> % sync
> [turn off the power supply]
since linux-2.4.21 the magic-sysrq's can be trigger via keyboard.
echo s > /proc/sysrq-trigger
echo u >/proc/sysrq-trigger
echo o /proc/sysrq-trigger
takes less then a second to turn my system off.
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