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Re: cygwin reboots my PC randomly

On Tue, 28 Dec 2004, Marc J wrote:

> I'm running DLL release version is 1.5.10-3 on Windows 2000 Pro and a 1 yr
> old 3.0 GHz PC.
> Windowing env - /usr/X11R6/bin/wmaker.exe
> After I have the cygwin environment up with windowing started via
>, and a couple of xterm windows up,
> after a random amount of time (several hours, 2 days...), my PC suddenly
> reboots.
> This only happens when I run cygwin. I run an older version on my laptop
> w/o any problems, I love it.
> I have checked FAQs, mailing list archives, etc.
> I know this may be difficult to resolve.
> I would like to use it more, so if anyone can provide a clue to what might
> be the cause, it would be appreciated.

Unless you have a cron job that runs "shutdown -r" or "reboot" :-),
Brian's reply pretty much explains it...
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