kioexec core dump

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Tue Nov 22 00:06:13 GMT 2005

Vizion wrote:
> I have the following, and a number of similar entries, in my syslog:
> Nov 20 09:04:20 dns1 kernel: pid 2285 (kioexec), uid 10: exited on signal 4 
> (core dumped)
> does anyone know where I should be looking to track this down? I tried a 
> search for kioexec on docs without finding anything

signal 4 is SIGILL, an illegal instruction, which could be because the software 
was compiled for the wrong CPU architecture, or it could indicate a hardware 
problem with your RAM or CPU.  Check cooling.


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