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SubjectRe: kill -9 <pid of X>
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> On Wed, 12 Aug 1998, Jon M. Taylor wrote:
> > Yes, but the difference if the kernel video drivers crash, I know
> > where to start looking. If X crashes and screws up the video card, the
> > video drivers *could* be the problem. But a whole lot of other things in
> > the X server could also be the problem. XFree86 4.0, which has separate
> > video driver libraries, should help clear this problem up a lot though.
>
> The kernel is bigger than X, and harder to debug, too. Have you read
> Unix for Dummies yet?

The X server is a lot harder to debug than the kernel. Its large, it takes
ages to build and video hardware was mostly designed by people who evidently
then didnt have to program it.

Alan


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