Re: 1.3.13

Linus Torvalds (Linus.Torvalds@cs.Helsinki.FI)
Wed, 2 Aug 1995 09:59:10 +0300

Temptation: "Re: 1.3.13" (Jul 30, 10:16):
> Hmmmm. I seem to have a very strange problem.
> system P120 64megs .....ELF, lastest Files from HJ.
> (if you need more details about the system I can resend, but I don't
> think it's hardware anyway)
> My problem machine running fine for 3 days, and all the sudden I can't
> telnet into it from one of my other machines, after typing in the
> password, it just sits there, I can't even kill -9 it.
> so I try telneting to localhost, same thing! and can't kill the open
> in.telnet or telnet localhost.
> I had to reset my machine 6 times while trying to login into machine,
> before it started working again. I rebooted 1.3.12 during that time, and
> of course it worked, so it by something screwed up with 1.3.13.
> "This 'EOF' bug means randomly 'connection closed' for telnetsessions.."
> I know someone with an ALPHA machine, and has a patch for that. Is this
> the same problem?

Probably. Get 1.3.14 which should have fixed the timer stuff (1.3.15
will fix a few more POSIX timer requirements, but 1.3.14 should be ok
for any sane timer values, knock wood).