>>>>> "N" == Nathaniel Talbott <nathaniel / talbott.ws> writes:

N> OK... any good way of determining if it is a kernel problem?

 give an example (real script) to try to reproduce your problem. Sorry to
 say that, but your messages are not really informative.

N>    ntalbott@cloblisc01:/var/lib/se-manager/servers/maple$ uname -a
N>    Linux cloblisc01 2.4.18-bf2.4 #1 Son Apr 14 09:53:28 CEST 2002 i686 
N> unknown

 well, the only information that I had was from [ruby-core:2043] (kernel
 2.2.20) 


Guy Decoux