from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mech., the point where cords, ropes, etc., meet from angular directions in funicular machines. More properly called node.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It looks like Apache's doing something that triggers a bug in the kernel; knotes are event notification things, so I bet Apache's doing some kind of asynch I/O, and triggering a bug in the kernel code that implements it, causing it to leave the knote state of the process in an invalid state, so that the kernel panics when trying to close down the process state after process termination.
I knote the abundunce of posts from a certain G Eagle of whome many tails are tolled.
[Bug 171502] Opening kontact config dialog while in the knote part freezes kontact
a knote of saile, but were forced to hull, for diverce days togither.