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UNIX kernel errors

  • E: Too verbose.
  • e = m c^2: Sub-atomic integrity violation.
  • e = m c^2 + 1: Illegal units conversion.
  • E2BRUTUS: Init killed by an adopted child.
  • E2MANY: Too many error codes.
  • E2SMART: Device or controller has a brain the size of the universe; can't be bothered with your stupid little read, anyway.
  • E3PO: Robot dumped.
  • Eunprintable>: Obscene error.
  • EAC/DC: Wrong type of socket.
  • EAHUM: I am thinking about one!
  • EASTER: Autoreboot in 3 days.
  • EAR: Please repeat question.
  • EAT: Data file munched.
  • EBAD: Bad error (not good). Naughty, naughty.
  • EBADTASTE: Compiling an operating system written in PASCAL.
  • EBANKRUPT: Out of cache.
  • EBAPTIST: Busy hands are happy hands.
  • EBCDIC: Dialect unknow.
  • EBCDIC: Not ASCII stream.
  • EBUNNY: Multi-hop access attempt.
  • ECHAOTIC: Chaotic or random error.
  • ECHERNOBIL: Connection melted.
  • ECHO: Duplicate argument found.
  • ECIA: You are not allowed to know.
  • ECONSTIPATED: Operation would block.
  • EDCBA: rev command not found.
  • EDINGDONG: The daemon is dead.
  • EECK: Mice in machine room.
  • EEEEEEEE: Infinite loop in program.
  • EEEEEEEEEE: Speaker too close to microphone.
  • EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE: Infinite loop detected.
  • EEEEEK: /dev/mouse escaped.
  • EEK: Dead mouse.
  • EENYMEENYMINYMOE: Scheduler can't decide wich process to run…
  • EEXPORT: Feature cannot be exported from the US.
  • EEZY: Task not sufficientely challenging.
  • EFLAT: File system needs tuning.
  • EFREEZE: Too cold to start.
  • EGGONYOURFACE: Memory fault: core dumped.
  • EGOAWAY: System is busy now.
  • EGODOT: Endless wait.
  • EGODS: Too many Baptist.
  • EGOOD: Good error (everyone should make(1) one).
  • EGREP: String not found.
  • EH: Say what?
  • EIFORGET: Out of memory.
  • EILLITERATE: Can't read or write.
  • EIMPOTENT: Unable to fork.
  • EIQ0: User error.
  • EJIHAD: Religious error.
  • EKNOCK: Who's there?
  • ELASTICK: Clock needs rewinding.
  • ELECTROCUTION: Attempt by finger to reach socket.
  • ELECTROLUX: Your code could stand to be cleand up.
  • ELLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCWHYRNDCJHDROBWLLLLAN: String too long.
  • ELODPOD: LOgic Error Delayed until PrOgrammer Dead.
  • ELUSIVE: Invalid pointer.
  • EMAEACULPA: System error.
  • EMARCOS: No longer supported.
  • EMIRROR: Hardware error - See ESMOKE
  • EMORTAL: Can't kill the process.
  • EMPOTENT: Pipe too soft.
  • ENIXON: Tape problem.
  • ENC: No Comment.
  • ENOARMSCONTROL: Silo overflow.
  • ENOBAR: You have a Danish terminal.
  • ENOBOZOS: Stupid request.
  • ENOCOFEE: Queue too long.
  • ENOCONTEST: The judges decision is final.
  • ENOCURRENT: Bad socket.
  • ENODICE: Error in rand.
  • ENOENO: Musician not found.
  • ENOERROR: Just kidding.
  • ENOFLUID: CPU fluid level low (Cray 2 only).
  • ENOGOOD: Invalid system error.
  • ENOGREYHOUND: Bus error.
  • ENOHOPE: System halt.
  • ENOISTRUCTIONSET: Microcode failure.
  • ENOJOY: Speaker not found.
  • ENOKISS: Buss error.
  • ENOLICENCE: Bootleg kernel.
  • ENOMONEYNOFUN: Insert more coins.
  • ENONO: You can't do that.
  • ENOP: Operating system not present.
  • ENOTMYFAULT: Some other process generated the error.
  • ENPHONEBOOK: Directory does not exist.
  • ENORMOUS: Program too large.
  • ENOSTRADAMUS: Predicted result.
  • ENOTME: Not my fault.
  • ENOTOBACCO: Read on an empty pipe.
  • ENOTONHORSE: Mount failed.
  • ENOUGH: Infinite loop skipped.
  • ENOUGH: Time limit espired.
  • ENOUGH: Too many errors.
  • ENOVICE: Not in Miami.
  • ENOWARP: Out of dilithium crystals.
  • EDNUF: No more errors, please.
  • EOBIWAN: Force is not with you.
  • EOK: Doesn't conform to standards.
  • EOOEAA: Invalid hex format.
  • EOOPS: Program lost.
  • EORGY: Mount table full.
  • EOSDMCC: Operating System Drunk Methanol and Can't C.
  • EPOF: You have forgotten the power switch.
  • EPRIVATE: Can't tell you error.
  • EPUBLIC: Everyone knows better.
  • ERABBIT: Too many hops.
  • EREALSOONNOW: Feature not yet supported.
  • ERG: Requies too much effort.
  • ERIP: Process died.
  • ERROR ?: (The user will know what it means).
  • ERROR: Error.
  • ESMOKE: Software error - See EMIRROR
  • ESP: Error coming soon.
  • ESQUAWK: Something queer in awk.
  • ET: Cannot phone home.
  • ET: Phone home.
  • ETEENAGER: Runaway child process.
  • ETHER: Try STARLAN instead.
  • ETHIOPIA: Out of resources.
  • ETPHONEHOME: Hang up.
  • EUNUCH: /etc/dev not found.
  • EUNUCH: Mount request not possible.
  • EUNUCH: Unable to fork.
  • EUSSR: Usr core destroyed.
  • EVITA: Don't cry for me Argentina.
  • EWATERGATE: Extreme tape gap.
  • EWHAT: Unknown error.
  • EX: Old version detected.
  • EXORCIST: Cannot remove zombies.
  • EXPORT: Feature restricted out of US.
  • EYAWN: Algorythm too booring.
  • EYOYO: System about to crash.
  • EZBAD: Program erased all sources and died.
  • EZRIDER: Irregular machine cycles.
  • EZZZ: Interrupted sleep.
  • EZZZZ: Process asleep.
  • E~~|{{{i|}r~: Wrong baud rate.
  • F: Too many possible errors.
unix_kernel_errors.txt · Last modified: 4/03/2016 05:58 by lrosa