Subject: Re: Floating point in the kernel
To: Ken Nakata <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/22/1998 18:08:47
On Wed, 23 Sep 1998, Ken Nakata wrote:

> You don't have to log in, do you?  Provided that your kernel has ddb
> built in, you can drop into ddb and kill the process even if it's
> eating up all the CPU cycles, right?

Not without walking about 12 blocks, no. Besides, I don't use ddb
on production machines. And I don't think we can expect non-devlopers
even to know how to use ddb to kill a process.

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