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

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: 1480: "bad address" instead of "argument list too"
From: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 17:21:27 +0000
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* Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> [2006-03-17 17:02]:
> Chances are this is caused by the return value of some syscall.  Can you
> use strace on a shell to isolate it?

I tried, but I don't know how.  "strace echo *" immediately gives a
"bad address" because the wildcard is evaluated before strace is
invoked.  How can I call strace in this case?

> Is this 32-bit software on a 64-bit kernel?

Yes.
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Martin Michlmayr
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