Projects / sysrqd


sysrqd is a small daemon for managing Linux's Sysrq system over a network. It is designed to be very responsive even under heavy load and to be somehow reliable. Authentication is made by clear password.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  19 Oct 2009 09:34

    Release Notes: A crash in authentication triggered by using nmap or similar software was fixed.

    •  17 Feb 2009 15:45

      Release Notes: This version is more solid regarding swap moving. A bug in the authentication process was fixed.

      •  19 Jan 2007 17:20

        Release Notes: This release will never go to swap (always stays in RAM). A file has been added to bind to only one IP address instead of any.

        •  17 May 2006 13:14

          Release Notes: A problem with the pid file was fixed. daemon() is used to fork correctly in the background. An unused TCP port is used to listen.

          •  30 Apr 2006 23:28

            Release Notes: This release adds syslog support. It forks in the background and writes a PID file.

            Recent comments

            24 Jul 2011 03:19 fusoricius

            Great project, would a patch to prevent argument "help" from killing all processes (and then printing various dumps?) be acceptable for inclusion? Not that I'm about to do that again but it looks too much like a command shell.


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