Not necessarily *getting* less reliable; rather, consistently not very reliable
Posted Jul 11, 2006 0:10 UTC (Tue) by dlang
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In reply to: Not necessarily *getting* less reliable; rather, consistently not very reliable
Parent article: Survey: Linux kernel quality
you can find what is useing a filesystem with lsof (just do a lsof |grep path and you should be able to find the processes)
since X is accessing the memory and PCI bus directly there are all sorts of ways that it can crash the system that the kernel cannot do anything about. blame X, not the kernel for those crashes.
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