At one stage managed to get some rather witty errors by crashing the session manager. This one's off a site, but it is one of several I remember that appeared on the virtual terminal. As far as I recall we rebooted!
Lost the Session Manager that was there? Here here session manager... come here... want a bone? Oh come now! Stop sulking! Bugger. Oh well.
Will continue without a session manager.
I'll survive somehow.
... I hope.
On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Colin Fowler wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jul 2001 14:40:30 +0100
> "Wynne, Conor" <Conor.Wynne at compaq.com> wrote:
>> >Hi all,
> >This is not exactly related to linux - YET, maybe some of ye programmers out
> >there could make some additions/alterations to your next projects. I laughed
> >out loud, which was needed.
> >Personally I have already laughed at some real errors in linux, takes the
> >sting right out if you ask me.
> >For example, here is one I came across with regards to a hardware fault....
> >"kernel: Uhhuh. NMI received. Dazed and confused, but trying to continue "
> >I have seen other bizarre ones but I can't remember off hand...
> >Best regards,
>> One of the best I seen was when the driver for my BT878 card borked.
> A quick grep and here it is
> drivers/media/video/msp3400.c: printk(KERN_ERR "msp3400: chip reset failed, penguin on i2c bus?\n");
>> Theres a "Parallel Port on fire?" error in there somewhere aswell :)
>> Colin Fowler
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