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Re: panic: zalloc

> I've been testing my Kaffe build under the Hurd. Most simple java programs 
> run  fine, however there still are plenty ones that dont. While trying to 
> debug test cases, one program once run consistently make gnumach issue a 
> "panic: zalloc" and crash. I've been able to place the panic call in
> gnumach-1.2/kern/zalloc.c line 486 (source taken from the debian archive). 
> However if run under gdb, this only gives a SEGV in a seemingly unrelated 
> place. Any clue to what's causing the problem?

If you can produce a small case that causes this panic, please send it in.
This is an indication of the kernel running out of memory in a bad way that
it should not usually be doing.  

> BTW, if gnumach hangs, is this a bug?

Most likely.

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