[offtopic] Re: Mysterious reboot

Ingo Molnar (mingo@pc5829.hil.siemens.at)
Mon, 9 Dec 1996 15:32:19 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 10 Dec 1996, Chai Harjo wrote:

> Is this another trap from Microsoft?
> It is possible Bill Gates puts small program in Win NT to trigger
> Linux to reboot.
> May be Bill Gates does not like Linus :)
> Bill Gates can not attack Linus directly, because Linux is
> a GPL product. The only way to make Linux looks bad is to make
> as if Linux is a bad operating system.

well if it's really so, then lets thank Bill Gates for putting resources
into detecting and signalling a bug in the Linux OS.

the worst bug is the one you dont know about.

-- mingo

ps. btw, maybe you didnt know it, but Microsoft has supported the 'Samba'
project to some degree [with both tech info and resources]. And Samba is
very important to the Linux community.

ps2. i rather think Bill Gates feels kindof nostalgic when looking at all
those happy kernel hackers :))