libfreetype.a: Bad address --> hard error reading
eodyna at yahoo.com.au
Thu Mar 11 19:01:07 PST 2004
i forgot to include the mailing list.
> --- Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu at apropo.ro> wrote: >
> > [ please don't post on top, it's hard to read ]
> sorry :/
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Thanks for your response.
> > > I dont think they are totally unrelated, because
> > when
> > > i try to install XFree86-4 and that particular
> > library
> > > it gets the error messages stated below (one to
> > stdout
> > > and the other to dmesg). All other port
> > installations
> > > work fine. (Before and after the XFree86-4
> > install)
> > >
> > > I orginally thought it was a hardware problem as
> > well.
> > > but to have it fail on two disks with the same
> > sort of
> > > error? that is highly unlikely, and installing
> > > 4.8-RELEASE yeilds no errors. fsck doesn't
> > any
> > > errors either.
> > >
> > > And i dont think it is a ports problem
> > > because XFree86-4.3.0,1 works on 4.8-RELEASE.
> > this
> > > has left me thinking its either a bios thingy or
> > > something in 4.9-RELEASE kernel that doesn't
> > my
> > > laptop.
> > This happen when an error is detected by the disk
> > driver. This can be
> > caused by hardware failure or incompatibility, or
> > driver bug. You get
> > a vm_fault if the kernel is trying to page in a
> > block of memory for a
> > process but it can't. You probably get this
> > of a regular read
> > error because AFAIR cp and install uses mmap() on
> > files smaller than 8
> > MB.
> > Since you changed the HDD it's probably a driver
> > bug.
> Oh. um this is a silly question, but how do i know
> which driver it is?
> > However I would be curios if you get the always
> > same fsbn xxxx
> > numbers. I would be very strange. Stage also is
> > it's failing on the
> > same file.
> i cannot remember if its the same fsbn numbers or
> i didn't keep a log.
> > > or maybe i jump to too many conculsions?
> > > Hence why i would like some advice on how to
> > trouble
> > > shoot this.
> > Aside from posting this + boot -v on mobile, I
> > know.
> well my thanks anyway for your help thus far.
> > > This is the post from yesterday with the main
> > error
> > > msg:
> > missed that, sorry.
> thats ok
> these things happen :D
> i am very grateful that you have taken the time to
> answer my post. :)
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