ps segfault

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Sat Nov 1 12:00:08 PST 2003

On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 02:48:11PM -0500, Alexander P. Goldhammer wrote:
> Hi I am a newbie to FreeBSD so I am trying to get things going...
> 1) When I perform a "ps" command I get a seg fault (core dumped)
> I then get: "Nov 1 13:48:22 /kernel: pid 618 (ps), uid 1001:exited on
> signal 11 (core dumped)"

If it's a newly installed system, random core dump are an indication
of possible h/w problems, very likely bad memory.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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