Re: Linux doing "cooperative multitasking"?

Thayne Harbaugh (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 07:20:12 -0700

> From Wed Nov 27 02:05:42 1996
> To:
> Subject: Linux doing "cooperative multitasking"?
> Hallo,
> I use Netscape Version 3.01 on Linux 2.0.25 and XFree 86-3.1.2.F. (Well now
> it is Xfree 86-3.2)
> At present I preload and, but I had the problems
> with and too. Here my problem ( or better
> observation).
> I start netscape on an rxvt-Term. I forgot to send it in the Background by
> not giving "&" at the end of the command line. So I hit "^Z" on the terminal I
> started netscape. Nothing happens for a long time or at all.

After you hit ^Z did you put the process in the background with "bg"?

Thayne Harbaugh
President PLUG
Provo Linux Users' Group