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Re: Driver for display goes to a infinite loop by viewing a html!
From: Steven Leikeim <steven () enel ucalgary ca>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 10:49:43 -0600

On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 12:11:06PM -0000, Bipin Gautam wrote:


Hello everybody,

View this page:
http://www.geocities.com/visitbipin/crazy.html


This is just crazy!!! :-)

Try scrolling the picture for few seconds...[ don't kill the process] I have tested it on several machines with intel 
vga. it reboots Winxp with a fetal error because The driver for the display device got stuck in an infinite loop.

I tried this on a Dell Optiplex GX270 (It's got a builtin Intel 82865G Graphics
Controller). Windows XP with SP2 is installed. Accessing this page with IE
causes the system to crash as you desribe. If I use Netscape 7.1 on this
machine it just shows the page quite quickly and nothing further happens.
Mozilla 1.4.2 on Fedora Core 1 is similarly unaffected by this page.


regards,
bipin gautam
http://www.geocities.com/visitbipin/

-- 
Steven Leikeim                        |
University of Calgary                 |   There are lies, damned lies,
Department of Electrical Engineering  |        and statistics.
Internet: steven () enel ucalgary ca     |


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