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SubjectRe: dropping kerneld...
On Mon, 29 Apr 1996, Kevin Buettner wrote:

> Michael Meskes writes:
> Linus decided to remove it when someone (Simon Shapiro?) reported that
> his kernel went into a "coma". Here is the relevant post:
I had a few problems with kerneld (from modutils-1.3.57) while I was
running 1.3.57; every x hours, it would start thrashing like a snake with
a broken back and drive my load average above 16 (looks like it was
spawning a LOT of processes. Only way out was to reboot.

This hasn't happened, though, since I upgraded to 1.3.84/modutils-

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