THE RESET BUTTON
I know most computers have a reset button, used to be real handy back in the DOS days, Windows does not really like the reset-button but can live with it and recover most of the time fairly good. Sometimes it is the only way out for Windows users to escape a freeze of their computer.
It is my duty to warn you though: In Linux you better put a nice sticker or case badge over that button. Don´t ever use the reset-button in Linux !
There are far more sophisticated ways to get out of a freeze of your Linux system. Let me just remind you previous Tips: Run-Away Processes
and Skinny Elephants
This is really the only way to do it, so NEVER
the reset-button !
-- Jun 10 2003 ( Revised Dec 9 2005 ) --