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SubjectRe: oops in 2.5.68-mm1

It may be so, but I don't think the kernel should oops...

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Helge Hafting wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 06:58:33PM +0300, Andrei Ivanov wrote:
> [...]
> > -r-------- 1 root root 48281 Apr 11 21:05 Cats & Dogs (RO).txt
> > -r-------- 1 root root 730341376 Apr 11 21:04 Cats And Dogs.avi
> >
> > I typed less Cats<tab>, and then &<tab>, and here it was stuck, and the
> > kernel oopsed. If I type less Cats<tab>, and then \&<tab>, it works, but
> > without the \ in front of the &, the shell gets stuck in D state.
>
> Typing
> <any command> &<TAB>
> gives the shell and the fs some work to do. The "&" ends one
> command and starts a new one (similiar to ";") so typing
> nothing more after "&" and pressing <TAB> makes the shell search the entire
> path and consider all the commands available.
> (Press tab some more times and see the list, 2078 possibilities
> in my case. :-) This sort of thing can easily
> take some time (in D state) if your PATH includes network drives.
>
> Helge Hafting
>
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