[MPlayer-users] Re: mplayer audio from TV line???

Erik Slagter erik at oldconomy.com
Fri Aug 29 18:15:39 CEST 2003

> > BTW I think it may be wise to reboot after such a near-crash. You never
> > know what areas of system memory have become corrupt.
> If there's a serious kernel memory corruption bug, then I'd agree. It's 
> not like I got a kernel panic or even strange kernel messages. I like to 
> assume Linux can handle something until it's proven that it can't. It's 
> the opposite of the Windoze mentality, where you have to tread lightly 
> and hope you aren't pushing the machine too hard. Yes, I get in trouble 
> sometimes because I push something too hard on Linux, but that's how I 
> learn the limits of the system.

I only want to say that there MIGHT be a problem with the device driver
and that MIGHT lead to memory corruption. I really have lost a complete
file system this way once.

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