why panic(9) ?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Jan 12 20:11:21 UTC 2011

On 12/01/2011 16:23, Erik wrote:
> On one of my first linux desktops, I had a screensaver which displayed
> rotated dumpscreens of all kinds of different Operation systems. Apple,
> Basic, linux and BSOD.. (come to think about it BSD was not included)

I once had someone commiserate with me on having so many problems with
my desktop while running that screen saver...

Later versions of the BSoD screen saver certainly did have a pretty
convincing FreeBSD panic and dump sequence.



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