Bug 162945

Summary: vgdisplay core dumps
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: John DeFranco <defranco>
Component: lvm2Assignee: Alasdair Kergon <agk>
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
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Description John DeFranco 2005-07-11 19:19:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
vgdisplay core dumped with the following stack:

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This GDB was configured as "x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu"...
(no debugging symbols found)
Using host libthread_db library "/lib64/tls/libthread_db.so.1".

Core was generated by `vgdisplay'.
Program terminated with signal 7, Bus error.
Reading symbols from /lib64/libdevmapper.so.1.01...(no debugging 
symbols found).
..done.
Loaded symbols for /lib64/libdevmapper.so.1.01
Reading symbols from /usr/lib64/libreadline.so.4...(no debugging 
symbols found).
..done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/lib64/libreadline.so.4
Reading symbols from /lib64/libselinux.so.1...
(no debugging symbols found)...done.
Loaded symbols for /lib64/libselinux.so.1
Reading symbols from /lib64/libdl.so.2...(no debugging symbols 
found)...done.
Using host libthread_db library "/lib64/tls/libthread_db.so.1".

Core was generated by `vgdisplay'.
Program terminated with signal 7, Bus error.
Reading symbols from /lib64/libdevmapper.so.1.01...(no debugging 
symbols found).
..done.
Loaded symbols for /lib64/libdevmapper.so.1.01
Reading symbols from /usr/lib64/libreadline.so.4...(no debugging 
symbols found).
..done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/lib64/libreadline.so.4
Reading symbols from /lib64/libselinux.so.1...
(no debugging symbols found)...done.
Loaded symbols for /lib64/libselinux.so.1
Reading symbols from /lib64/libdl.so.2...(no debugging symbols 
found)...done.
Loaded symbols for /lib64/libdl.so.2
Reading symbols from /usr/lib64/libncurses.so.5...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/lib64/libncurses.so.5
Reading symbols from /lib64/tls/libc.so.6...done.
Loaded symbols for /lib64/tls/libc.so.6
Reading symbols from /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2...done.
Loaded symbols for /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2

#0  0x0000000000422940 in write_config_file ()







Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.There is not a reliable way to reproduce this in a standalone mode. We are running tests to qualify our product and use lvm2 vg's. Rarely this core dump occurs.
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Additional info:

Comment 1 Alasdair Kergon 2005-08-08 16:48:38 UTC
Please say:

  Exactly which version  (run 'lvm version')

  Install the lvm2-debuginfo RPM corresponding to the version of lvm2 you have,
and run gdb again with the core file and then do 'bt' at the gdb prompt.