[lug] ls killing ssh

Joseph McDonald joem at uu.net
Fri Jan 23 00:35:31 MST 2004

On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:46:19PM -0700, John Hernandez wrote:
> Michael Wegener wrote:
> >I have a machine that when you ls in /etc/init.d, it kills ssh. This 
> >seems a tad weird, but it's very consistent. Of course, I can't be 
> >sure I see what may be causing this unless I get on a console, but an 
> >"ls l" stops at httpd. The sshd process keeps running, but not ls, and 
> >the terminal stops responding. I've also seen this using another ssh 
> >interface, so I don't think it's PuTTY which I'm using when I see 
> >this. Any ideas what would cause this?
> Perhaps a non-graphic character embedded in a filename?  What happens if 
> you run 'ls -lb' instead?

Yea, or what happens if you run find /etc/init.d/

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