> > On Tue, 29 Sep 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > Instead of being a no-brainer, it turned out to be quite fundamentally
> > > buggy, and I'm very grateful to Martin that he has been fixing the bugs.
> > It was not fundamentally buggy.
> It had race conditions with console switching that were quite fundamental.
> Martin did a good job of hunting that down.
That races were in linux from VERY old days (1.3 at least). It was
just that they did not show up as crashes - thanx to vga text mode
simplicity. That bug was really really really old.
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