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Re: Hurd logging. (was zalloc panic)

From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: Re: Hurd logging. (was zalloc panic)
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 17:14:50 +0100
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On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 12:03:53AM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 11:47:27PM +0100, Moritz Schulte wrote:
> > The point I try to make is that it's imho better to let the user
> > decide what should happen in such a situation and give him at least
> > the chance to get control over the situation back.
> That is because you use your system interactively.  But there might be no
> user around to do anything, or the system might be in a state where no
> action can be contributed by the user (because everything that could get
> user input has just broken down).

Can't we make this a configuration option?

> Of course, we really have to look at the specific case, there is probably no
> blanket statement for such things.  All errors that can be recovered from
> should of course not cause instant server death.

And for a specific case different things should happen on a server
than on an ordinary workstation.

Jeroen Dekkers
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