Re: dual pIII network / lockup problems
Alan Cox (email@example.com)
Thu, 25 Nov 1999 13:59:13 +0000 (GMT)
> I recently got a dual pIII machine and can't get Linux to work well on
> it. With kernel 2.2.13-14pre apt-get says 'Bad file descriptor' for
> almost every file it tries to download. If I try to track the problem
> with strace, it downloads all files perfectly.
That sounds like a bug in bash. Some versions of bash seem to have a race
condition involving subshells and this sort of thing. If so its just bad
luck on the timing.
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