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Re: etch --> lenny upgrade report on Alpha platform

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 10:42:03AM -0400, Jay Estabrook wrote:
> Bob Tracy wrote:
> > 
> > I'll *definitely* be filing a bug report on dbus-daemon...  The system
> > logs are full of the following (which also appear on the console):
> > 
> > dbus-daemon(2382): unaligned trap at 00000200010409fc: 000000011f9d52a1 28 3
> > dbus-daemon(2382): unaligned trap at 0000020001040a1c: 000000011f9d52a1 2c 1
> I believe I have a patch for this, along with one for the "hal" package,
> that'll keep the logs clean of those.

I had momentarily forgotten about "hal" :-(.  That's definitely still a

> I've also fixed one in "qt" that shows up as from *many* KDE apps.
> I'll round them up at work, and send them along...

Thanks!  MUCH appreciated :-).

> > Similar issue with "radvd", but I reported *that* one (with a code workaround)
> > back in December 2007 (bug id# 456205).  At least with "radvd", the underlying
> > issue is use of a character array and later trying to force a particular
> > structure alignment on it.  The workaround was to force 8-byte (sizeof(size_t))
> > alignment on the offending array using "__attribute__ ((aligned(8)))".
> Haven't seen that one before...

Install "tspc" and configure your Alpha as an IPv6 gateway/router.  You'll
definitely see it :-(.  It's even more noisy than dbus-daemon, which is
saying something.

Bob Tracy          |  "I was a beta tester for dirt.  They never did
rct@frus.com       |   get all the bugs out." - Steve McGrew on /.

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