I tried the suggested <&- with no luck either on the command line nor in
the perl-wrapper. Thanks for the tip, though. :)
On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, Matt Palmer wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 11:33:44AM +0200, Kyrre M Begnum wrote:
>> I am using uml in a setting where i am only interested in the output of
>> its console, and won't give it any console input.
>> I have encountered a phenomenon that if i pipe something to the uml
>> command the boot freezez at:
>> echo something | ./linux ......
>> kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
>> EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
>> VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
> Aaah, yes. I recently tangled with this (or a closely related) problem in
> GUML. I think you'll find that the UML isn't actually hanging, it's just
> that no output is produced. The way I solved the problem was to ensure that
> the standard input of the UML process is closed. A quick run through the
> bash manpage suggests that
> echo something | ./linux ...... <&-
> should be a suitable invocation.
> Give it a whirl, if it doesn't work you're only out a few keystrokes.
> - Matt
Kyrre M Begnum
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