Signal 6's with ruby apps such as portupgrade and pkg
ler at lerctr.org
Mon Jan 12 18:36:43 PST 2004
--On Monday, January 12, 2004 18:32:30 -0800 Edwin Culp
<edwinlculp at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- 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 :-)
It sets some malloc(3) debugging flags. read the malloc(3) man page.
> Thanks again,
>> Larry Rosenman
>> Phone: +1 972-414-9812 E-Mail:
>> ler at lerctr.org
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