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    SubjectRe: Kernel 2.2.1 and sysvinit 2.76 possible bug

    > This is the response from
    > 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.
    Kevin L. Mitchell <>
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