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    SubjectRe: a small doubt
    On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 02:47:45PM +0530, CHANDRIKA H V wrote:
    > *(int *)0 = 0 ;
    > What is the meaning/significance of this ?

    This is a normal way of causing an Oops. It gets you a stack backtrace and
    register dump which may help you find the cause of the problem.

    Matthew Wilcox <>
    "Windows and MacOS are products, contrived by engineers in the service of
    specific companies. Unix, by contrast, is not so much a product as it is a
    painstakingly compiled oral history of the hacker subculture." - N Stephenson

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