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RE: [Xen-devel] Reproducible system crash

To: "Peter Joanes" <pjoanes@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] Reproducible system crash
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 16:44:26 -0000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Reproducible system crash
> > > My system instantly reboots everytime a particular program is
> > > run as a user
> > > (unpriviledged) process in dom0.
> >
> > Are you running this as root or is the binary suid root?
> No it isn't. One thing that I had thought must be 
> coincidental, but that might 
> be worth mentioning anyway was that at the end of the IE6 
> install, the 
> message said that the computer needed to be restarted, and it 
> was upon 
> clicking away that box that the whole machine rebooted. Is it 
> possible that 
> the Wine environment is prevented from trapping a call that does this?

I'm not entirely surprised that wine doesn't run, but I am concerned
about it crashing the machine if it is indeed non root. Could you try
running it under strace to see what it is doing?


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