Reboot frozen system

reisub - “Raising Elephants Is So Utterly Boring”

Hold down alt-sysrq (aka print screen) and enter reisub to reboot frozen system (switch keyboard from raw mode to xlate mode, send sigterm to all processes except init, send sigkill to all processes except init, sync mounted filesystems, remount mounted filesystems readonly, reboot).

See Magic SysRq key.

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