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Re: 1480: "bad address" instead of "argument list too"

To: Martin Michlmayr <>
Subject: Re: 1480: "bad address" instead of "argument list too"
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 17:02:42 +0000
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On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 04:56:29PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> I get the following in a directory which has many files in it on a
> Braodcom 1480:
> 2179:tbm@bigsur: ~/build/logs] grep foo *
> zsh: bad address: grep
> Normally, I'd expect an "zsh: argument list too long: grep" error.
> I get this with different shells.  Hmm, that's interesting.  "echo *"
> works.  I assume shell built-in commands work but others don't.

Chances are this is caused by the return value of some syscall.  Can you
use strace on a shell to isolate it?  Is this 32-bit software on a 64-bit


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