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Tue, 10 Feb 1998 19:04:00 -0500 (EST)
There have been a series of reports of abrupt crashes when people
access Webcrawler, Microsoft, and various other large sites. Paul
Gilmartin figured out that it's not Lynx. Now Bela Lubkin has a
The real fix to the real problem requires applying a patch to the
operating system. Until you can get your sysop to apply the
appropriate patch, a workaround that will work for users is to employ
IP numbers to specific IP nodes at these sites. This is well explained
in David Morgan's  HTML - Lynx Help tipsheet. In fact, if you
suffer from this you may need to use  this link to get to Dave's
Henry Nelson points out that if you have the resources for a compile
and you hold your mouth just right, you can  compile the bind
library yourself and fix the problem.
Back to Al's picks from the lynx-dev discussion.