Signal 6's with ruby apps such as portupgrade and pkg
edwinlculp at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 12 18:32:31 PST 2004
--- Larry Rosenman <ler at lerctr.org> wrote:
> --On Monday, January 12, 2004 14:15:34 -0800 Doug
> <dwhite at gumbysoft.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Edwin Culp wrote:
> >> I'm seeing signal 6's with ruby apps such as
> >> and portupgrade also with gaim-0.75, mkisofs.
> >> seeing signal 11's with kdm. This is with
> >> world and kernel. I also got a signal 15 on
> >> but I was able to start it without a problem
> after the
> >> machine came up to multiuser.
> > Sig15 is pretty normal on a shutdown as its the
> normal SIGTERM. Sig6 is
> > SIGABRT and is usually caused by a serious (but
> detected) program problem.
> > Sig11 is more serious, usually a program bug, but
> can be caused by bad
> > memory or system temperature issues.
> FWIW, I upgraded (with portupgrade) gaim from
> 0.74_3(IIRC) to 0.75, and
> started getting SIGABRT/SIGSEGV (SIG 6/SIG 11) from
> Joe Marcus Clarke had me:
> ln -s aj /etc/malloc.conf
> which seems to get around a malloc(3) bug in gaim
> Just my $0.02.
Thanks, Larry. It worked for me. I have no idea why
but I did a quick check with vnc and it worked. That
is what it's all about :-)
> Larry Rosenman
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> ler at lerctr.org
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