Bug 109770 - floating point exception on startup of binary built on previous version of kernel
floating point exception on startup of binary built on previous version of ke...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 109768
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ld.so (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2003-11-11 12:54 EST by Jared Harper
Modified: 2006-02-21 13:59 EST (History)
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Description Jared Harper 2003-11-11 12:54:45 EST
Description of problem:
ld-2.3.2.so crashes with a divide by zero FPE during startup.  My 
call stack is

allocate_static_tls()
_dl_relocate_object_internal()
dl_main()
_dl_sysdep_start()
_dl_start()


If I set LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.19 then the binary will run without the 
FPE.  This same binary will run on RH AS 2.1 (if I copy some 
libraries versions that are missing), RH 8, SuSE 8, 8.2.  I have not 
been able to try AS 3.0 yet.

NOTE: I have another application, built exactly the same, and that 
application will run without the FPE.  I can send a core file if that 
helps.  Since I never enter my application, I have not been able to 
get very far in debugging this.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
glibc-2.3.2
ld-2.3.2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.gwmta -show
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Actual results:
Floating point exception

Expected results:
Application should start and display a splash screen, then exit

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jared Harper 2003-11-11 13:37:04 EST
Not sure how this was gen'ed. I just received an email, but this is
the same as 109768
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2004-10-07 07:00:21 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 109768 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:59:57 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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