Manual Reference Pages - CTRLALTDEL (8)
ctrlaltdel - set the function of the Ctrl-Alt-Del combination
Based on examination of the
linux/kernel/sys.c code, it is clear that there are two supported functions that the
Ctrl-Alt-Del sequence can perform: a
hard reset, which immediately reboots the computer without calling
and without any other preparation; and a
soft reset, which sends the SIGINT (interrupt) signal to the
init process (this is always the process with PID 1). If this option is used,
program must support this feature. Since there are now several
programs in the Linux community, please consult the documentation for the
version that you are currently using.
ctrlaltdel is usually used in the
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The ctrlaltdel command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from
|Linux 1.2 ||CTRLALTDEL (8) ||25 October 1993 |
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