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SubjectRe: Oops assist...
On Thu, 6 May 1999, Keith Owens wrote:
KO>
KO>On Thu, 6 May 1999 06:04:12 -0400 (EDT),
KO>"Michael B. Trausch" <mtrausch@wcnet.org> wrote:
KO>>OTOH, the kernel should be restarted... My Linux oops'd once when I put
KO>>buggy RAM in it, and it instantly rebooted.
KO>
KO>That is hitting a special case, a triple page fault. The buggy RAM
KO>caused a fault, the error handler took another fault, recovering from
KO>that failed again - instant reboot from hardware. In a lot of cases,

Wow. Ya learn something new every day.

I need to get out of high school and into a good CS college. =)

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Thursday, May 06, 1999
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