How do I fix the 'Mounting proc filesystem dup2: Bad file descriptor' error when I boot up my system?

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Release Found: Red Hat Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Symptom: The operating system fails to boot with a series of errors similar to the following:

Mounting proc filesystem dup2: Bad file descriptor

The user is then prompted to press Ctrl+D to continue or provide the roo...

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