-bash: /bin/ls: Input/output error

Ryan Go ryan at rentec.com
Fri Jan 3 17:56:00 CST 2003


I don't believe this to be related to xinetd.

This really looks like some kind of disk error. What does syslog give you?
Any strange device errors by any chance?

	<< ryan

On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Barton, Christopher wrote:

> Netstat listed 7 connections.  Other than forwarding traffic (routing),
> the kernel wasn't doing anything at all.
>
> The xinetd errata package was applied, and running.  Ultimately I killed
> xinetd, but that didn't help.
>
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Michael Redinger wrote:
>
> >
> > > After running without incident for 10 days or so, my system now enters a
> > > strange state each day where new processes cannot be created.  Every
> > > command results in the error message "Input/output error".
> >
> > Any chance this is RHAT Linux and you didn't apply the latest xinetd
> > Update? See:
> > http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2002-196.html
> >
> > Even if you did, is xinetd allowing "time" connections?
> > Check netstat -an output and check if there are lots of
> > connections in CLOSE_WAIT state.
> >
> > See:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=77781
> >
> >
> > Michael
> >
> >
> >
>
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