Re: Kernel 2.2.1 and sysvinit 2.76 possible bug

B. James Phillippe (
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 15:58:55 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 25 Feb 1999, Alan Cox wrote:

> > flexibility as to how to proceed in this dire situation (ie. an opportunity
> > to carry out some other task perhaps, before cycling). I would suggest
> > that the behavior on loss of init be a toggleable /proc/sys/kernel switch.
> Pick. Oops crash maybe reboot v Reboot

Why not add panic to the list? At least that way you have some hope of
syncing your filesystems. Otherwise, I would pick Oops crash and maybe
reboot (hopefully not ;)


B. James Phillippe		.
Software Engineer, WGT Inc.	.

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