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From: Mark Rustad <mrustad@gmail.com>
To: Alan <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: Chris Rankin <rankincj@yahoo.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.18-stable release plans?
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 17:32:57 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1C9991E6-04F3-493D-9236-D24E95BB609F@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070124231153.6bc04063@localhost.localdomain>

On Jan 24, 2007, at 5:11 PM, Alan wrote:

>> I am going to assume that you are being facaetious, because it  
>> would be the rarified pinnacle of
>> supreme arrogance to suggest that a cosmic ray event is a more  
>> likely explanation than a bug in
>> the kernel.
>
> A one off non repeatable error experienced by two people out of the
> millions using it does fit the cosmic ray description quite well.  
> That's
> not to say there isn't a bug, but you don't have enough data to even
> begin debugging it unless its rather more reproducable.

Exactly. Halting use of a version of the kernel based on a single  
incident provides no insight to the source of the problem. It could  
be anything...

-- 
Mark Rustad, MRustad@mac.com



  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-01-24 23:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-24 15:53 Chris Rankin
2007-01-24 16:12 ` Hugh Dickins
2007-01-24 17:33   ` Chris Rankin
2007-01-24 16:28 ` Mark Rustad
2007-01-24 22:37   ` Chris Rankin
2007-01-24 23:11     ` Alan
2007-01-24 23:05       ` Chris Rankin
2007-01-24 23:32       ` Mark Rustad [this message]
2007-01-24 23:45         ` Chris Rankin
2007-01-25  1:00           ` Ken Moffat
2007-01-25  9:16             ` Chris Rankin
2007-01-25 19:36               ` Ken Moffat
2007-01-26 13:02                 ` Chris Rankin
2007-01-25 23:26               ` Alistair John Strachan
2007-01-25  3:05           ` Mark Rustad
2007-01-25 21:04       ` Matt Mackall
2007-02-02  4:02     ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2007-02-02  6:47       ` Jon Masters
2007-02-02  8:17         ` Valdis.Kletnieks
     [not found] <BC3E207A-1A56-4032-9619-910E80281E9C@gmail.com>
2007-01-25  8:51 ` Chris Rankin
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2007-01-24 15:06 Chris Rankin
2007-01-24 15:40 ` Hugh Dickins
2007-01-24 13:30 Chris Rankin
2007-01-24 14:37 ` Hugh Dickins
2007-01-22 22:13 Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-23  0:23 ` Jesper Juhl
2007-01-23 20:33   ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-23 20:56     ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-24  4:50   ` Daniel Barkalow

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