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Date:      Mon, 04 Dec 1995 01:59:14 -0600
From:      John Goerzen <>
To:        Nate Williams <>
Cc:        Michael Jamet <>,,
Subject:   Re: USR modem setup [ How to setup auto answer ] 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sun, 03 Dec 1995 13:59:36 MST." <> 

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> BZZT.  Thanks for playing, but you're wrong.  <CTL><ALT><DEL> means
> nothing to *any* OS unless the OS allows does something special with
> that sequence of keys.  In FreeBSD, it used to mean absolutely nothing

What I've consistently heard is that it is a function of the PC BIOS that must 
be trapped in order to disable it or make it do something else.

> When you press <CTL><ALT><DEL> in FreeBSD you are basically doing the
> same thing as a 'shutdown -h now'.

Linux developers weren't that smart :-)

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