Subject: Re: Problems with 1.3-ALPHA
To: Mark Andres <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/04/1997 20:24:05
>    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

Since you don't say, I'm going to assume that you did not install a
1.3 ALPHA kernel.  When upgrading, ALWAYS install a new kernel before
upgrading commands and libraries.


              Allen Briggs - end killing -