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Re: BSOD using vi?
- From: Randall R Schulz <rrschulz at cris dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2002 17:23:56 -0700
- Subject: Re: BSOD using vi?
Cygwin installs no drivers or kernel-mode code which could itself be the
culprit of a BSOD.
That doesn't mean software running under Cygwin won't trigger an otherwise
Personally, I find Windows 2000 very reliable, but that is not necessarily
true. Poorly written drivers can render Win 2K (or any OS) unreliable.
This is an opinion, but virus protection that runs in an active-scan or
"always-on" mode is not desirable. How many valid positives does it detect?
Don't you know when you've downloaded suspect content? Check such files
manually and leave it at that.
Mountain View, CA USA
At 16:35 2002-09-01, Rob Philip wrote:
I just installed cygwin and am way happy with it - however, whilst editing
my X0.hosts file, immediately upon my :wq command, Windows 2000 BSODded on me.
I was editing in an Xterm window, BTW.
I also saw a BSOD at an earlier point when "closing" the x-windows window.
I'm running W2K, Service patch 3, plus Zonealarm, the symantec anti-virus
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