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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(keithmur@mindspring.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...
Package: hwtools
Version: 0.3-4
Priority: optional
Section: utils
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>
Depends: libc6
Suggests: sysutils,hdparm
Architecture: i386
Filename: dists/stable/main/binary-i386/utils/hwtools_0.3-4.deb
Size: 219462
MD5sum: 40e2fbbbaa07da8b0c735c0fe66afd46
Description: Hardware Tools: irqtune , scanport, scsiinfo, memtest86
 A collection of tools for hardware troubleshooting / optimization:
 - irqtune: Adjusts priority of interrupts (Improves serial
 - scanport: Scans for hardware not already handled by linux drivers
 - scsiinfo: Display SCSI drive low level information and modifies
 drive settings.
 - memtest86: Real Mode Memory test
- scsidev: Make permanent SCSI LUN -> devicename connections
 Be aware that these tools require the knowledge of what is going on
 be used properly.
installed-size: 557

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  Here and now, as opposed to fake time, which only occurs there and then.
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