Segfaults from gcc, awk and Zend; advice needed

Alban dalroi at
Tue Mar 14 20:35:44 UTC 2006

On Mar 13, 2006, at 2:31 PM, Chuck Swiger wrote:

> Alban wrote:
>> For some reason I'm getting more or less random segfaults compiling
>> kernels, world or PHP5 on BETA-3 (Python and perl went ok). So far I
>> haven't succeeded building a fresh kernel or world. This system is an
>> Athlon XP with 1MB RAM and 4GB swap, compiling is done in the usual
>> places in /usr, which is a set of two gstriped partitions. Dmesg  
>> attached.
> If the crashes aren't repeatable (ie, the compiler segfaults in  
> different places
> if you re-do the make), that's an almost sure sign of hardware  
> problems like
> overheating.

Looks like you were right.

After setting hw.acpi.cx_lowest to C2 I was able to finally compile a  
custom kernel. After vacuuming my CPU fan and putting the ventilator  
in a better position the buildworld succeeded at the 1st pass.

Thanks for putting me on the right track.

Alban Hertroys

		"If you can't see the forest through the trees,
		 cut the trees and you'll see there is no forest"

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