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SubjectRe: Oops assist...
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On Thu, 6 May 1999 06:04:12 -0400 (EDT), 
"Michael B. Trausch" <mtrausch@wcnet.org> wrote:
>OTOH, the kernel should be restarted... My Linux oops'd once when I put
>buggy RAM in it, and it instantly rebooted.

That is hitting a special case, a triple page fault. The buggy RAM
caused a fault, the error handler took another fault, recovering from
that failed again - instant reboot from hardware. In a lot of cases,
an Oops is recoverable. The problem is that we cannot tell which ones
are restartable and which ones are not.


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