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Re: [tlug] Flash Freeze

On Mon, 08 Nov 2004 13:20:29 +0900, "Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon"
<> wrote:

> What is so powerful about a flash memory card reader that it completely 
> freezes up the computer?

Probably the fact that some kernel code locks up, meaning that the rest of
the system is locked.

Are you using the 2.6.x preemptible kernel? If my understanding of how that
functions is correct, it should allow you to retain control enough to reboot
gracefully with a 3-finger salute.

BOFH excuse #133:

It's not plugged in

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