[Alpine-info] Re: "Alarm clock" -- crashing
mbmiller at taxa.epi.umn.edu
Tue Oct 14 23:09:35 PDT 2008
On Fri, 3 Oct 2008, Mike Miller wrote:
> I am using Alpine 2.00 on Solaris in an rxvt window. This weird crash
> has happened to me twice in the past 10 minutes or so. I don't think
> there was any obvious commonality between the two events.
> What happened -- Alpine suddenly died. Completely gone, but all of the
> text was still on the screen. The UNIX command prompt (tcsh in this
> case) appeared within all that text and on the line just above the
> command prompt was this:
> Alarm clock
> Just like that. That is all. What does that mean? It seems like
> Alpine is timing out, but it is not doing it gracefully!
It happened twice within an our or so on the first day of use of Alpine
2.00, but it hasn't happened since. I thought it was going to be a big
problem but it hasn't been a problem at all.
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