Re: X11 crashing on 2.4.28
At Thu, 02 Dec 2004 17:02:58 +0000,
Richard Mortimer <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ok, I think that I've found the problem. The XFree86 binary does its own
> object loading and on sparc it is failing to set the PROT_EXEC bit when
> mapping executable code. This is falling over a change in the kernel
> which checks the executable bit and gives a Segmentation Fault.
> Full rationale, explanation and proposed patch below.
Wow. Well done! That's certainly consistent with what I see.
> Anyone fancy compiling a new xserver binary?
I'll set one going before I leave work this afternoon. Should have
completed by tomorrow morning.
Ron Murray (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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