init problem with Intrepid

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Fri Oct 31 11:03:38 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>> Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>>>> Rashkae wrote:
>>>>> Chris Rees wrote:
>>>>>> No Derek! killall is WRONG! You screw up init's knowledge of what's
>>>>>> running properly and what's not. You could end up with two gdms
>>>>>> running....
>>>>> Little enough chance of that :)
>>>> I did it once. A monitor on the other side of the screen exploded.
>>> Let me guess, you used "kill -BFG"?
>> Cat walked on the keyboard. Virtual monitor on the other side exploded.
>> I think it executed a regex command somehow.
> I just got a cat last week.  He's caused untold CLI carnage already.  What
> IS the attraction to walking on the keyboard?

I think it's tickly on their feets. Like walking on brushes or being 
kicked by groggy nearsighted people in the early hours of morning when 
they insist on rubbing your legs instead of staying away as I stagger 
around barely supporting my own sleepy head.

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