mcrypt hanged my 2.4.16

From: Jacek Popławski (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 08:05:03 EST

I use kernel 2.4.16 with ext2 partitions. I wanted to crypt big (1.4GB) file
with mcrypt. It was long work, so I leaved my room. When I was back - system
was hanged with message like "invalid operation (...) process: mcrypt".
I don't know if it has something in common with kernel version, but why I could
hang system as a user? (mcrypt is not +s)
I will run mcrypt again, and if system hangs I will try to rewrite full
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