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Re: "3 fingers"



In message <19980504010142.31498@oaktree.co.uk>
	so spake Jon Ribbens (jon):

> "Todd C. Miller" <Todd.Miller@courtesan.com> wrote:
> > > maybe I have stupid question, but how to activate Ctrl + Alt + Delete
> > > OpenBSD shutdown?
> > > By default it doesn't work like in Linux or FreeBSD.
> > 
> > You don't.  OpenBSD doesn't have that dubious "feature".
> 
> What's dubious about it?

It allows someone to shutdown the machine w/o being superuser.
That's bad IMNSHO.

> > You should run the shutdown command.
> 
> And what if you can't?

Then as far as I'm converned you should not.

> I definitely think it should be there as an option (default-off if you like).

It will probably happen, as a fair number of people seem to want it.
There is a PCVT_CTRL_ALT_DEL kernel option but it may or may not actually
do a clean shutdown.

 - todd