Gutsy is unusable for many, but an official statement is missing

Fajar Priyanto fajarpri at cbn.net.id
Sat Nov 24 01:39:14 UTC 2007


On Saturday 24 November 2007 05:24:14 Derek Broughton wrote:
> See, that doesn't strike me as a hard freeze.  If you can still move the
> mouse, ime it means that _something_ is hogging the cpu and _eventually_
> you can get something to act (now, that doesn't mean you can get it to act
> _today_!  I haven't had this happen for months, but sometimes you can get a
> keystroke in once per hour...).
> --

Well,
I teach Linux and everytime the context comes in class I always say that a 
statement "Linux can't hang" is a myth, especially in today's complex desktop 
usage. Just to be fair and clear up the false expectation. The students 
welcome the honesty.

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