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Eric Buddington wrote:
> 2.4.2-ac23 nfsroot on a 386SX/20 with 6Mb RAM
> On boot to single user, 'ls' and 'ls -l' work fine.
> After mounting /proc, 'ls' still works, but 'ls -l' fails
> with SIGILL after reading /etc/timezone (so says strace).
> Unmounting /proc fixes the problem. Unmounting /dev doesn't.
> I also, just now, had a spate of 'permission denied' errors
> while trying to ls /dev/ subdirectories, and unexpected stale NFS handles.
> The problems are varied enough that I suspect bad hardware, but would
> flaky RAM cause such similar failures repeatedly? And is there a way
> to test RAM explicitly?
> Any tips appreciated, either to me ( or to
> the list.

Silly question, but is math emulation enabled?


Brian Gerst
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