On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, [iso-8859-2] Josip Deanoviæ wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Dec 2000, Martin Donlon wrote:
> > Heh, Linux has been known to crash too, you know?
>> Ok, you are in the root acc all the time. Right?
in fairness, not necessarily. Really nasty X hangups can be caused by a
user. While Linux itself might survive, the only way to fix it up is to
telnet in and run shutdown.
On a more drastic scale, I used to be able to as a user run a program
linked with Wine which would crash just about everything (including init
at one stage). It was a major problem with how Linux handles OOM
Granted, it's extremly hard to screw things up from a normal user but
there is some rare conditions where it's possible.
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