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Re: 1.7.8-1 ls -l /proc/sys/Device causes system reset
- From: Tim Coalson <compwhiz797 at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 16:41:11 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: 1.7.8-1 ls -l /proc/sys/Device causes system reset
> On 03/01/2011 04:57 PM, Tim Coalson wrote: > > The problem: > > > > $ /bin/ls
>-l /proc/sys/Device > > > > hit enter, and my system instantly reboots, without
>shutdown. Without the -l > > option, works fine. Unfortunately, ls with
>colors enabled also causes this > > behavior, even without -l, as in: > > > >
>$ /bin/ls --color=auto /proc/sys/Device > That's because ls --color=auto enables
>stat() to know how to color> names, where omitting it relies on plain readdir()
>to just list the > name. So it's obviously the act of stat()ing one of the
>devices in that > directory that is making windows upset. Can you narrow it
>down to which > object, by trying things like 'ls --color=auto -d >
>/proc/sys/Device/[0-9]*' to limit to stat()ing just file names starting > with a
>digit, and so forth? I couldn't reproduce your crash on my WinXP > system.
Apologies for formatting, yahoo isn't subscribing to the list, so I'm faking the
I have found two culprits so far, SSHDRV65 and SSHDRV79. They seem to be
drivers related to CD copy protection software in windows.
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