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SubjectRe: The stability crisis
On  1 Jul, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
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| On Thu, Jul 01, 1999 at 05:20:36PM -0400, Anthony Barbachan wrote:
| > How about dumping to the swap partition along with a special sequence of
| > bytes used as a flag. This way when the machine is brought back up the
|
| Although I kind of like this "feature," if your OS is wigging out, there
| are no guarantees that you're actually writing data to the swap partition.
+--->8

As I discovered once with SCO 3.2.4. *ouch*

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