FreeBSD 6.3/amd64: cvsup: Bus error (core dumped)

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Aug 6 21:55:51 UTC 2008

Eugene Kazarinov wrote:
> Hello.
> Dont know is this list right for this topic, but dont know witch one is.
> So
> I got 6.3-STABLE-200807-amd64-disc1.iso
> I have installed it
> cd /usr/ports/net/cvsup-without-gui/
> make install
> make clean
> #cvsup some-stable-sup-file
> Connected to
> Bus error (core dumped)
> I cant get fresh src and ports trees and cant compile fresh 6.X-stable
> system with athlon64 optimization. :(
> How to fix cvsup?
> How to keep src-tree of 6.x-stable up-to-date without working cvsup?
> How to keep ports-tree up-to-date without working cvsup?
> PS I manage about 10 servers under 6.x-stable and cvsup under 6.3-stable is
> very important for me.
> Pls help.

This problem has been reported a couple of times but it is not clear 
what change caused it.  Someone needs to do a binary search of the 
kernel source changes to work out when it started, then we can determine 
how to fix it.


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