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    SubjectRe: Communicator crash; kill -9 won't remove (pre-10!)
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    >> > 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
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    >> > kernel bug).
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    >> A process unable to be killed by kill -9 is a kernel problem - always
    >>
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    >... 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
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    Evan Jeffrey
    erjeffre@artsci.wustl.edu

    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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