Bug 112718 - kudzu crashes with Segmentation Fault
kudzu crashes with Segmentation Fault
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-12-29 15:33 EST by Sebastian Krieg
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-10 16:11:39 EST
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Description Sebastian Krieg 2003-12-29 15:33:28 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.1; Linux)

Description of problem:
kudzu crashes with the following message:
"/etc/rc5.d/S05kudzu: line 97 /usr/sbin/kudzu $KUDZU_ARG -t 30"

This message is shown during boot process and command line input.																																																					

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kudzu-1.1.36-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reboot the computer or
2. input the command /usr/sbin/kudzu as root at command line
    

Actual Results:  error message (description) and mouse failes (at command line)	

Expected Results:  service runs without errors

Additional info:

the packages
redhat-config-network, hwbrowser and isdn4k-utils doesn't work

Configuration:
Mainboard MSI K7T266Pro, AMD Athlon 1400MHz, 512MB RAM, ATI Radeon 9600Pro, USB PC-to-PC Controller Genelink, LG GCC-4120B CD-RW/DVD-ROM
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-12-29 17:52:09 EST
I'm guessing it doesn't segfault if you remove the USB PC<->PC cable?
Comment 2 Sebastian Krieg 2003-12-30 16:56:52 EST
Removing the USB PC-to-PC Controller was not an good idea: The error 
message was now "434 Segmentation fault" (before: "467") and 
X-Windows starts without Mouse (Wheel PS/2) and Keyboard. 
 
Comment 3 Sebastian Krieg 2004-01-01 17:31:29 EST
I found a bugzilla entry #106332 with the same content in FC1-test1. 
Norm Brake (norm@nebcs.com) developed a workaround. But I can't make 
a binary, because there is an "DIET" in the makefile and my system 
doesn't know it. 
Comment 4 Sebastian Krieg 2004-01-05 11:26:38 EST
Hi, 
 
there are some news: 
1. I found the dietlibc. Tthis problem is obsolete. 
2. After deactivation of USB-controller in the BIOS, the problem 
doens't exist anymore. The redhat-config-network works fine, I have 
internet access with kisdndock. 
 
But I havn't any USB-devices (that is no problem, I haven't any 
USB-periphery). 
 
excerpt from the manual MSI K7T266Pro (MSI-6380): 
"...USB Interface ... controlled by the VT8233 southbridge ..." 
 
I hope the netxt version of kudzu is been fixed. 
Comment 5 Michele Mazzucco 2004-01-05 17:04:11 EST
After deactivation of UBS-controller in the BIOS kudzu works fine but
 any USB-devices doesn't work.
Comment 6 Sebastian Krieg 2004-01-06 03:25:12 EST
I hope there are no USB-device at your PC ... 
Comment 7 Michele Mazzucco 2004-01-06 06:49:07 EST
This is my problem. If I turn off the USB option in my BIOS I can't
use my USB mouse
Comment 8 Michele Mazzucco 2004-01-06 10:37:41 EST
I have "downgraded" my kudzu version to kudzu-0.99.99-1 (present in
RH9 CD1):

 rpm -Uv --oldpackage --nodeps kudzu-0.99.99-1.i386.rpm

Now kudzu redhat-config-network, kisdndock and any USB device work
fine, while hwbrowser doesn't work yet.

However now there is a problem with redhat-config-xfree86 (the monitor
configuration GUI):

How to reproduce:
 input the command "redhat-config-xfree86" as root at command line

Results:
 Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/share/redhat-config-xfree86/xconf.py", line 330, in ?
     vc = rhpl.videocard.VideoCardInfo()
   File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/videocard.py", line
504, in __init__
     vc.setPCIBus(card.pcibus)
 AttributeError: pciDevice instance has no attribute 'pcibus'
Comment 9 Sebastian Krieg 2004-01-06 14:15:02 EST
After disabling USB in BIOS I have not installed the  
redhat-config-xfree86 again, because this kills my boot process. I  
don't need it anyway.  
If you use an binary driver (ATI or NVIDIA), you set the X-Server 
once during installation and you can edit it in the 
/etc/X11/XFree86Config-4. 
  
BTW: Yum and synaptic are better tools than redhat-config-packages.  
  
I see, We have developed some workarounds (The Linux community  
works!!!) and I hope, that there are fixed packages in next time.  
Comment 10 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-04 01:36:40 EST
Please try the kudzu-1.1.36.1-1 packages at:
 http://people.redhat.com/notting/kudzu/

These may resolve some of your issues.
Comment 11 Sebastian Krieg 2004-02-10 15:30:57 EST
I installed this package: Success! 
During boot process kudzu founds the contoller and the USB-devices. 
 
Thank you. 
 
Sebastian 
Comment 12 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-10 16:11:39 EST
Cool. Closing as fixed in rawhide, update will be released for FC1 in
the near future.

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