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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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