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SubjectRe: Communicator crash; kill -9 won't remove (pre-10!)

>> > kernel is hanging and why, as well as if there should be something done in
>> > the kernel to help fix the problem (depends on if it's a netscape bug or a
>> > kernel bug).
>> A process unable to be killed by kill -9 is a kernel problem - always
>... unless it is in a "D" state in which case it may also be a disk
>hardware problem.

Shouldn't the disk controllers either A) time out and retry/fail or B)
Trigger a VFS panic/remount ro/whatever?

Evan Jeffrey
Evan Jeffrey

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress
depends on the unreasonable man.

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