Subject: Re: Problems with 1.3-ALPHA
To: Mark Andres <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/04/1997 18:26:10
Mark Andres <> writes:

> I booted single user and mounted my partitions read/write.
> I went to the root directory ( cd / ) and then did
>    tar --unlink -zxvpf base.tar.gz
> This was the base snapshot for 1.3-ALPHA.  Tar did its stuff and seemed to
> untar everything without any problems.  However, now I cannot use any
> commands.  All commands come up with the same error message:
>   Bad system call - core dumped

Did you install a new kernel first?