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SubjectRe: FATAL: Kernel too old
On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Charles Cazabon wrote:

> Richard B. Johnson <root@chaos.analogic.com> wrote:

Hmm, getmail's author doing this :-) ?

> > Script started on Fri Feb 6 15:44:32 2004
> > # rlogin -l johnson quark
> > ATAL: kernel too old
> > # rlogin -l johnson quark
> > ATAL: kernel too old
>
> I saw something similar at a customer's site, when someone rooted the box and
> replaced the default login shell with a rootkitted/backdoored one in a newer
> executable format not supported by the old kernel.

I think it's also what you get if you compile glibc with, say,
--enable-kernel=2.4.20 and boot 2.4.19 and earlier. But in your
case, probably the above.

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