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SubjectRe: Core dumps & restarting
# > What about the system save-state that SCO uses to recover from UPS initiated
# > shutdown? They write out the machine state into the swap partition.
# > When you restart your system, it picks up right where it left off. Nice.
# >
# > I have run an application which used over 300Mb virtual memory - wonder
# > what the SCO box would have done with that beast <distributed simulation>.
# The big problem with freezing processes or machine state and restoring
# it later is that the context gets partially lost like non-local network

The really big problem is saving and restoring the state of hardware.


Nicholas J. Leon
"Elegance through Simplicity"

"Winning could take ages, but you gotta see
your name in the high score places."

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