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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.2.1 and sysvinit 2.76 possible bug
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> I see.  So tanking the whole unit is better.  That way, if no one is

If there is no init your machine is dead. How can the kernel reparent a
task to a task that doesnt exist for example.

> flexibility as to how to proceed in this dire situation (ie. an opportunity
> to carry out some other task perhaps, before cycling). I would suggest
> that the behavior on loss of init be a toggleable /proc/sys/kernel switch.

Pick. Oops crash maybe reboot v Reboot

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