Subject: Re: Can someone help me translate this message
To: Ludovic Hirlimann <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/22/2002 15:53:05
In message <3CC46979.email@example.com>, Ludovic Hirlimann writes:
>Since some time if I do some disk related action I get messages like :
>$ df -k .
>Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
>/dev/sd0a 2031153 157642 1771953 8% /
>ksh: j_waitj: tcsetpgrp(10, 2970) failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
>What does this mean ? That I have a problem with my disk ?
No -- it's a bug in the tty driver about switching process group
ownership of the device, as done by shell job control.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb
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