Borland C++ 4.5

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Tue May 31 17:10:02 CDT 2005

>>>>> "Mike" == Mike Hearn <mh at> writes:

    Mike> On Tue, 31 May 2005 15:53:19 -0400, Kuba Ober wrote:
    >> Did you try ssh'ing into the system and executing 'killall X' as
    >> root? The mere fact that X doesn't react to keystrokes doesn't
    >> necessarily mean that the system is hanging.

    Mike> If the system no longer responds to keystrokes then it *has* hung
    Mike> and we should treat fixing as it a a+ priority, regardless of what
    Mike> is going on under the hood. There's no difference for users
    Mike> between "X is hung" and "Linux is hung" ...

There are some ways that wine can make Linux unusable, like:
- A modal box hogging the Display in the foreground
- Some error triggering the rebuilding of the Font database . As X is single
threaded, this will hog X

We need more input...
Uwe Bonnes                bon at

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