Seg Fault Action!

Graham Bentley admin at
Thu Oct 30 06:41:14 PDT 2008

> For one,
> make sure your ports are up-to-date with your installed ports tree
> before installing more ports.  

Yep, done that :)

> You can run the program under truss(1),
> which will help you figure out what kind of bad data is being passed
> to system calls (assuming that's where the failure is, but it's not
> unusual for that to be the case).  

OK will check out truss ....

> You can generate a crash dump of
> the program, and (you or someone else) can use a debugger to see where
> it was when it failed -- usually a strong hint.

Is that what a core dump is?

Thanks for replies :)

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