Subject: Re: Weirdest crash ever... :)
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/2002 19:22:14
Greg A. Woods said:

>Even in Peter's case the lost data, though triggered by the OS crash,
>was not really NetBSD's responsibility.  The data was probably lost
>because the application left the on-disk structures it uses in an
>inconsistent state and was not able to recover their integrity.  Even
>worse it didn't complain about this problem and instead carried on as if
>everything was "normal", though of course because it's on-disk data
>structures remained corrupted it was unable to do something that it was
>expected to be able to do.

I agree with you completely. The Mozilla code continues to contain a
few surprises.

Rick Kelly