Alpha is seriously broken

Wilko Bulte wb at
Fri Aug 20 15:51:59 PDT 2004

On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 01:18:17PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote..
> Hi all,
> This is a JFYI that recent Alphas (I don't know if it's a
> kernel or libc) are seriously broken.
> Wilko brought an issue in my face that a make(1) binary
> on his "a couple days ago" development box is dumping a
> core.  I logged in to only to find out
> the same, and also that cc(1) is dumping core as well
> when I try to compile a dummy source file:
> $ uname -a
> FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #462: Tue Aug 17 17:41:15 UTC 2004     kensmith at  alpha
> $ cat a.c
> void dummy(void) {}
> $ cc -o a.o a.c
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> $ make a.o
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> I'd call beast and Wilko's DS10 dead machines now.  :-(

DS10 has a 2nd disk that holds 4.something if that is of any use?

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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