Reply to post: Not a Kernel Panic, but no boot either

How an over-zealous yank took down the trading floor of a US bank

TobyDog
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Not a Kernel Panic, but no boot either

I used to support a lot of video editing and effects systems running on various Silicon Graphics workstations. The Tezro was particularly good in that it would display a GFX error on the front panel LCD if the mouse was unplugged. What it was trying to tell you was that it couldn't move a pointer in X11 without a mouse, but it halted the entire system and made it look like an expensive hardware fault.

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