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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Linux's record for reliability may be the polar opposite of what critics consider the crash-a-day life of Windows. Yet, the fact that Linux crashes are rare means that an unexpected outage throws many IT administrators in unmapped territory. Learning the proper steps to prevent such crashes can help Linux admins avoid many headaches over the long term.
In this SearchOpenSource.com interview, Mark Wilding and Dan Behman, authors of the new book Self-Service Linux: Mastering the Art of Problem Determination from Prentice-Hall PTR, provide a straightforward guide to Linux crash prevention and recovery.