Crash when USB modem unplugged

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon Sep 13 22:01:28 PDT 2004

On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 08:28, Jake Scott wrote:
> I can consistently crash my 5.2.1-RELEASE system by unplugging the USB
> ADSL modem when the system is up.  Is this something that one "just
> shouldn't do" - or should the OS cope with it?

This isn't very suprising.. I would put it in the "don't do that" basket.

Hopefully things will get more robust as time goes on.

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