Subject: Re: Bad System Call on host/ip resolution...
To: Graham, James <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/15/1997 14:03:02
"Graham, James" writes:
> Greetings!
> I'm running 1.2.1 which I had presumed to be stable, so it must be
> something
> I'm doing wrong.
> /* just in case */
> #undef CLUE
> Any time I do host name resolution, be it thru telnet, rsh, rlogin, ftp
> or whatever, I get
> 	Bad system call (core dumped)

That sounds like something is *seriously* misinstalled on your
machine. Stock 1.2.1 shouldn't ever behave that way.

Are you perhaps trying to run executables intended for another
operating system?