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Old 04-26-2010, 07:51 PM   #1
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[root@myhomeconnection custom]

I got to the prompt in the subject line. Then I typed grep /sounds/ and return.

Then the program stopped responding to commands. I could type things, but nothing happened. Not even when I typed kill -9 and return.

Andy suggestions? Why did the thing freeze up? I don't think there is folder /sounds/.
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did you try ctrl+c?

grep was waiting for input, and you never ended your input with a ctrl+d. ctrl+c will break.
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Old 04-26-2010, 10:40 PM   #3
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ctrl c worked

Beautiful. Thank you. I had a similar problem when I ran a tcdumphost on an IP of a Polycom phone I was booting through the internal tftp server in Elastix. At the end it just kept repeating the same 4 lines. Would not stop. Had to ctrl alt del and reboot. I'll try ctrl c next time, unless you can suggest something else in this case. Thanks.


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