DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2008-07
Re: Segfault in the 2.0.0 installer
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 10:23:09AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :Pierre Riteau wrote:
> :> Hi,
> :> I was installing DragonFlyBSD 2.0.0 to try out HAMMER and the installer
> :> segfaulted.
> :> Can anyone reproduce it?
> :> Launch the installer, go to "Configure an Installer System", select the
> :> system then choose "Select timezone", answer YES to the question about
> :> UTC and then select Europe: the installer freezes and I get on the other
> :> tty "pid 1724 (dfuife_curses), uid 0: exited on signal 11 (core dumped)".
> :> I could debug it but I would need to finish the install and get the
> :> source tree first, so if anyone wants to take a look at it, that would
> :> be great.
> :Try this: Login as "root" and then type "installer". IIRC, I had a
> :similar problem (at least once). Nevertheless, the bug should be fixed.
> : Michael
> Very odd. It seems to work fine when I try it (by logging in as
> Maybe there's a memory corruption issue in the installer and the
> problem is due to some prior action. When you select 'Europe'
> it does have to allocate fairly large list to generate the next
> Matthew Dillon
It is in VMware with a VM having 256MB of RAM. I tried again and I could
reproduce it, by logging in as installer or as root.
I can make available the core file of dfuife_curses if you want.