Strange Core Dump Error Message on a FreeBSD6.3 System

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Tue Oct 7 22:26:55 UTC 2008

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 04:15:24PM -0500, Martin McCormick wrote:
> 	I am running some C code I wrote on a couple of
> FreeBSD6.3 systems, one of which has never exhibited this
> message and the other has now done it twice in about 6 months.
> The error is as follows:
> mem.c:877: INSIST(ctx->stats[i].gets == 0U) failed.
> Abort trap (core dumped)
> 	Something obviously is wrong regarding memory allocation
> but why this one system?
> 	Is there anything I can look for in netstat -m that
> might help me solve the puzzle?
> Thanks.

Try freebsd-hackers for this sort of question.

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