[ltp] re: Making Sysrq work on T530

linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 06:32:24 -0700

Thanks for posting this!

I haven't tried using sysrq, or had a need to, yet. I'm using a T520.

BTW- what _is_ that key?

Keith Ostertag

> On Fri, Jul 06, 2012 at 01:23:04PM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
>> [Please Cc me on replies]
>> Howdy,
>> I'm testing a thinkpad T530, and they removed the sysrq key!
>> I'm supposed to hit Fn+S but quite frankly, I can't get Alt+Fn+S+key t=
>> really work.
>> This totally blows. Is there a way to get sysrq hotkeys work on a
>> thinkpad
>> T530?
> Just for the sake of the archives, turns out that on the lenovo T430 an=
> T530
> you should ignore the Lenovo documentation I quoted above, and you can
> indeed use the PrtSc key between Right Alt and Right Ctrl, that key wor=
> just fine for Sysrq.
> I have no idea why Lenovo felt they had to document some complicated
> alternate software sysrq with Fn+S
> Anyway, hope this helps someone.
> Marc