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SubjectRe: 2.4. continues after Aieee...
At 05:30 PM 11/15/2000 +0100, Rogier Wolff wrote:

> > network card driver) and leave the system running make linux unusable in
> > unattended environments as the machine is functionally dead.
>
>Which doesn't help in this case, as your network card COULD be dead,
>while the system simply hasn't crashed....

Yeah, but it doesn't matter. The system is no more useful running with a
network card than it is rebooting itself. Just make sure that it doesn't
reboot itself more than N times in M hours, and you'll be fine... The
network admin needs to be paged in any case. The network card COULD be
dead, in which case the administrator needs to replace it. Otherwise, a
reboot could solve the problem.

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