Re: CD burning & mkisofs segmentation fault.
On Mon, 27 Nov 2000, Brian McGroarty wrote:
> > I have been having some trouble with the mkisofs of the
> > Debian/GNU Linux 2.2r0 (potato). When I try to create an image (of, say,
> > my home directory) after a certain time, mkisofs reports a seg fault. The
> > interesting thing is that, this "certain time" varies every time I run the
> > command! Xcdroast does the same: after a while it bummers me with a
> > message saying that "something went wrong"... Again, the "while" varies
> > everytime. On top of this, every now and then, my system just freezes!!!
> > I believe I followed all the steps in the CD-Writing howto and I
> > have been through the documentation already... Any hints?!
> > P.S.: Please, respond to email@example.com, once I am not
> > presently subscribing to this email list. Thanks again.
> Have you enough free space on your hard drive? mkisofs shouldn't be
> using anything unusual, save a lot of drive space and a large amount
> of disk i/o.
Yeap! I have about 4.0Gb of FREE space!!! That's why it's
intriguing... ;) On top of that, I have about 128Mb of swap and 128Mb of
RAM... My HD's are SCSI and my burner is ATAPI, but, other than that, I
cannot think of anything else that could possibly be affecting...
Daniel Doro Ferrante email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physics Graduate Student - Brown University
Course of Molecular Sciences - USP: http://www.cecm.usp.br