FW: cygwin 1.7.0-28: Broken pipe signal broken?

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Mon Aug 18 17:37:00 GMT 2008

Christopher Faylor wrote on 18 August 2008 18:09:

> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 05:46:07PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>> Christopher Faylor wrote on 18 August 2008 14:19:
>>> Thanks for the test case.  I'll look at this when I get back to a
>>> windows system.  Right now my vmware workstation is broken and my vnc
>>> access to my windows system is down.  Quite irritating.
>>  Is the system itself up?
> No.  I turned it on before I left home but I've got this annoying
> problem on that system where, if I don't move the mouse after turning it
> on after a hibernate, the system goes back into hibernate mode again.
> I've probably taken years off the life of that system by turning it on
> and not remembering to switch my KVM to it in time before it powers off.
> Hmm.  This sounds like a topic for a google search now that I've typed
> it.

  You might be able to do something about that with a bit of Wake-On-LAN
magic packetry, mightn't you?  Assuming the proper BIOS support, that is.

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