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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.2.1 and sysvinit 2.76 possible bug
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> This is the response from miquels@cistron.nl:
>
> This sounds like a kernel problem. A user level program should not
> be able to crash the machine. Even if sysvinit _was_ the culprit
> (which I doubt) then a reboot is still a kernel bug.

2.2 introduces a "feature" which causes the kernel to reboot if init
dies for any reason, so it is more likely that sysvinit could be the
culprit. However, I agree with you; this is a kernel bug and should
be fixed.
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