Exceed max spinlock?

Daniel Eischen deischen at freebsd.org
Tue Jan 17 14:09:52 PST 2006

On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Steve Kargl wrote:

> troutmask:kargl[208] firefox
> Fatal error 'Exceeded max spinlocks' at line 127 in file /usr/src/lib/libpthread/thread/thr_spinlock.c (errno = 0)
> Abort trap (core dumped)
> What the correct fix for this bogon?  firefox was working until I
> upgraded libc from a 13 Jan version to a 16 Jan version.

You can't just upgrade libc.  You need a coherent set of libraries
(rebuild libpthread from sync'd sources).


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