Bug 127037 - Segmentation fault on x386_64 (opteron) up2date --register
Segmentation fault on x386_64 (opteron) up2date --register
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Fanny Augustin
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Reported: 2004-06-30 17:53 EDT by Lucio DiGiovanni
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-08-09 11:52:22 EDT
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python script to grab raw dmi info (211 bytes, text/plain)
2004-07-16 14:57 EDT, Adrian Likins
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the output file requested from "python get_dmi.py" script (128.00 KB, application/octet-stream)
2004-07-20 16:20 EDT, Lucio DiGiovanni
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Description Lucio DiGiovanni 2004-06-30 17:53:06 EDT
up2date --register proceeds to the point after selecting: 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3 for AMD64/Intel EM64T) 
At this point the up2date channels window closes and what appears in 
the xterm window is: 
Reading DMI info failed 
Segmentation fault 
If I repeat the up2date without the "--register" argument 
 I get the same "Segmentation fault" 
 without the previous line "Reading DMI info failed" 
 How reproducible: Always 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1.up2date2.select package to install in new window - one item here: 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3 for AMD64/Intel EM64T) 
Actual Results: 
  after some progress bar info the window closes 
 The original XTERM window shows "Segmentation fault"  
Expected Results: 
  The up2date window should complete without segmentation fault
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2004-07-16 14:56:39 EDT
the dmi is segfaulting on the dmi info from that box. 
--nohardware is a workaround. 

I'm going to attach a python script to grab the dmi
info in a format I can use to debug the dmi module.

If you could run it on the box showing the segfault,
and attach the result, it will help debug this.

Comment 2 Adrian Likins 2004-07-16 14:57:56 EDT
Created attachment 101978 [details]
python script to grab raw dmi info

Run this script like:

python getdmi.py

run it as root. It should write out a file called "dmiinfo.out"

please attach "dmiinfo.out" to this bug.
Comment 3 Lucio DiGiovanni 2004-07-20 16:20:14 EDT
Created attachment 102080 [details]
the output file requested from "python get_dmi.py" script
Comment 5 Lucio DiGiovanni 2004-08-05 15:24:57 EDT
I updated to up2date version 4.2.33-1 and this problem was resolved 
Comment 6 Suzanne Hillman 2004-08-09 11:52:22 EDT
Closing as per comment #5.

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