How do I issue a sysrq on a libvirt/kvm guest using "virsh send-key"?

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  • I would like to issue a sysrq to a libvirt/kvm guest without logging in via the serial console, ssh, etc.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • libvirt/kvm

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