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SubjectRe: Core dumps & restarting
On Tue, 29 Oct 1996, Bradley M Keryan wrote:

> On Tue, 29 Oct 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:
> I remember a program for the Amiga that would swap a process entirely into
> a file on disk so that you could continue it later (even after a reboot)
> but it had a lot of trouble with memory fragmentation. I think the only
> times you could restore a process were after a fresh reboot (if you were
> lucky) or right after you swapped it to disk, so it was not very useful.
>
hmm, not very useful then :(

> >
> > > (Of course, real Linux users never reboot or shut down, except for a
> > > hardware or kernel upgrade ;)
> > >
> > Don't forget power failure, and electrical storms ;)
> > Bryn
> One word: UPS.
>
Several more: not enough money, I want a backup device first, and I'd want
to unplug in an electrical storm anyway.

>
> Brad Keryan

Bryn
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