Re: Machine Dead on 2.1.131

Rik van Riel (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 20:01:48 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Michael K Vance wrote:

> I'm starting to reconsider the causes of my previously reported
> crash. I've started to run xfstt to serve TrueType fonts under X,
> and have noticed it's pegged the CPU meter a few times now. I wonder
> if it's breaking X in bad ways, especially since I manually killed
> the runaway process...

This is strange, a _font_ server killing the X and subsequently
the machine. I suspect that X is at fault since that's the only
part of the system (apart from the kernel) that has direct
hardware access. You're not using XFree 3.3.3 are you?


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