Re: Core dumps & restarting

Michael L. Galbraith (
Tue, 29 Oct 1996 03:35:18 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 29 Oct 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:

> Don't forget power failure, and electrical storms ;)
Yep :( sure hope I don't ever _need_ that floppy controller again.

What about the system save-state that SCO uses to recover from UPS initiated
shutdown? They write out the machine state into the swap partition.
When you restart your system, it picks up right where it left off. Nice.

I have run an application which used over 300Mb virtual memory - wonder
what the SCO box would have done with that beast <distributed simulation>.