[aclug-L] Re: X server crashes Linux - why?
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Try ^Q (control Q) to before assumeing crash/lockup.
On Fri, 24 Mar 2000, John Reinke wrote:
> I am curious about WHY a crashing X server can crash Linux. Isn't it an
> application, and doesn't Linux have protected memory? All I know is that
> once every few weeks I'll be working on something (just a few consoles
> open, no Netscape) and then everything will lock up. I can't switch to a
> virtual console or connect to the machine so I assume the machine is
> crashed. Is this preventable, or is it a problem Linux users just deal
> with? Surely this isn't normal.
> Michael A. Holmes wrote:
> >I have netscape installed on my computer, and about every third time it
> >and locks up the xwin server, then when you finally get it to reboot, as the
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