On 9/17/07, Robin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Ralf Gerlich wrote:
> > I don't know whether this should be termed a good thing. Or why should
> > Linux-advocates be proud of their operating system being seen rebooting
> > on two independent instances? ;-)
> They would be more concerned about what was happening BEFORE the reboot.
> The fact that the system reboots only proves the fool-proofness of it,
> as the IFE system comes happily back up again and continues what it was
> doing before :)

In my case the map application hung, presumably waiting for non-existant
flight data since there was a message at one point that mapping services
were not going to be available on this flight (which I ignored and tried

So a reboot is something a flight attendent knows how to do and can do
quickly, versus logging in remotely, killing some application, restarting
some other application, etc. etc. :-)

Curtis Olson - University of Minnesota - FlightGear Project
http://baron.flightgear.org/~curt/  http://www.humanfirst.umn.edu/
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