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SubjectRe: [BK PATCH] USB changes for 2.5.34
On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 10:46:27AM -0600, Thunder from the hill wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > I'm personally in X 99% of the time except for the reasonably rare case
> > when I'm chasing down some bug I know I can reproduce and I want the
> > kernel to have access to the console.
> >
> > And I doubt I'm alone in that. I suspect most people who use Linux in any
> > interesting situation (and no, I don't think servers are very interesting
> > from most standpoints) tend to do this. Agreed?
>
> Our gatekeeper has never even heard of X. And no, I wouldn't call it a
> server. The only thing it does is to control which doors and gates are
> open and which are closed, and whether or not the runaway is free...

So you wanted to say that you'd prefer the machine to crash on a BUG()
than try to keep going in case of a recoverable error? I don't think
you'd like to stay locked in. At least that was what this discussion was
about.

--
Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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