Subject: Re: Progress on the "Everything dumps core" problem
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 03/29/1996 09:58:29
On Thu, 28 Mar 1996, Erik E. Fair wrote:

> It is clearly
> some shared library problem - if you try to telnet into a system in such a
> state, you get a very odd "file does not exist" error with some trash
> characters before the TCP connection goes away - I'm sure this is an
> exec(2) error from inetd(8).

Indeed. If you try to telnet and rlogin to one of these systems,
both fail. If you then reboot the system in single-user mode, you'll
find core files for both of these programs in the root directory.


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