Re: apt-get segfaults while creating dependency tree
Subject: Re: apt-get segfaults while creating dependency tree
Date: Thu, Jun 10, 1999 at 03:18:23PM -0500
In reply to:Keith G. Murphy
Quoting Keith G. Murphy(email@example.com):
> Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > On Wed, 9 Jun 1999, Keith G. Murphy wrote:
> > > As to what I did: I believe it started when I stupidly started an
> > > apt-get upgrade, then realized I didn't want to upgrade all that shit
> > > and CTRL/C'ed it while it was downloading the deb files. I bet it was
> > > updating the cache for the kernel source package when I killed it!
> > No, APT is totally done with the files by that point and has re-opened
> > them readonly. That would not explain it, can you think of something else?
> Hmmmm. No.
> At this point, it often starts segfaulting again, until I (again) rm the
> .bin files. I can make always make it seg fault by repeatedly doing an
> apt-get update. Something is definitely screwed somewhere...
> Woooahhh!!! I just swapped the two 4MB SIMMs to each other's slots.
> After rebooting, I can no longer cause the seg faulting. (And I *have*
> rebooted the machine before without curing the problem). Might be bad
> memory! ;-) (Or even bad seating?)
> Now if someone could recommend some good memory diagnostics...
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