[CentOS] [OT] what crashing means WAS: firefox is incredibly unstable

sbeam sbeam at onsetcorps.net
Thu Oct 16 17:07:54 UTC 2008


On Thursday 16 October 2008 12:08, bruce wrote:
> when you're saying "crashing", what exactly do you mean?.. is it the app
> that crashes.. is it that your mouse/keyboard no longer works?, is your
> system still running (you can ssh into it), but you can't move your
> mouse???

it crashed, it asploded, it died, went bye bye, sionara, adios, headed for the 
exit

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crash_(computing)#Application_crashes

that is different than a "system hang" or a "desktop freeze" or an "app 
freeze" which are the other conditions you are describing, and need to be 
resolved by manually killing the offending process or with the power button. 

regards,
Sam


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