Stop-A doesn't send a hard break on systems with USB keyboard. (Doc ID 1006072.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2015

Applies to:

Sun Blade 2000 Workstation - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Netra 20 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire V480 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire V880 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Blade 1000 Workstation - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Goal

 USB keyboards cannot get the ok prompt if the OS is experiencing a hard hang, because of the nature of USB interrupts. So in order to get to the ok prompt, another method is needed to generate a hard interrupt.

Solution

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