Commit 003bb8ab authored by Randy Dunlap's avatar Randy Dunlap Committed by Linus Torvalds
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documentation: update sysrq.txt magic sysrq keys

Update Documentation/sysrq.txt magic sysrq keys:

 - 'g' is for kgdb (not arch-specific);
 - add 2 new uses for 'v', remove the Voyager info;
 - add 'y' info (SPARC-64 specific);
Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <>
Cc: Jason Wessel <>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <>
Cc: "James E.J. Bottomley" <>
Cc: David Airlie <>
Acked-by: default avatarAlexander Shishkin <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent d2d8f66b
......@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ On all - write a character to /proc/sysrq-trigger. e.g.:
'f' - Will call oom_kill to kill a memory hog process.
'g' - Used by kgdb on ppc and sh platforms.
'g' - Used by kgdb (kernel debugger)
'h' - Will display help (actually any other key than those listed
here will display help. but 'h' is easy to remember :-)
......@@ -110,12 +110,15 @@ On all - write a character to /proc/sysrq-trigger. e.g.:
'u' - Will attempt to remount all mounted filesystems read-only.
'v' - Dumps Voyager SMP processor info to your console.
'v' - Forcefully restores framebuffer console
'v' - Causes ETM buffer dump [ARM-specific]
'w' - Dumps tasks that are in uninterruptable (blocked) state.
'x' - Used by xmon interface on ppc/powerpc platforms.
'y' - Show global CPU Registers [SPARC-64 specific]
'z' - Dump the ftrace buffer
'0'-'9' - Sets the console log level, controlling which kernel messages
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