Bug 162287 - dmidecode segfault on Tyan S2885 bios 2.05
Summary: dmidecode segfault on Tyan S2885 bios 2.05
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel-utils
Version: 3.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alan Cox
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
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Reported: 2005-07-01 22:19 UTC by Tru Huynh
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 18:59:18 UTC
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full output of dmidecode version 2.6 on bios 2.05 (3.16 KB, application/octet-stream)
2005-07-01 22:25 UTC, Tru Huynh
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Description Tru Huynh 2005-07-01 22:19:38 UTC
Description of problem:

dmidecode version 2.2 segfaults on Tyan S2885 bios 2.05 but is ok
on bios 2.04. A recompiled version 2.6 successfully runs to the end.
There is a possible bios error, but dmidecode should not segfault.

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


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. get a S2885 board
2. download bios at http://www.tyan.com/support/html/b_s2885.html
3. run dmidecode
Actual results:

Segmentation fault

Expected results:

no segfault

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tru Huynh 2005-07-01 22:25:00 UTC
Created attachment 116268 [details]
full output of dmidecode version 2.6 on bios 2.05

Comment 2 Tru Huynh 2005-07-01 22:28:24 UTC
last line from dmidecode (version 2.2 from kernel-utils):
Handle 0x000B
        DMI type 7, 19 bytes.
        Cache Information
                Socket Designation: L3-Cache
                Configuration: Disabled, Not Socketed, Level 3
                Operational Mode: Unknown
                Location: Internal
                Installed Size: 0 KB
                Maximum Size: 0 KB
                Supported SRAM Types:
                Installed SRAM Type: Unknown
                Speed: Unknown
                Error Correction Type: Unknown
                System Type: Unknown
                Associativity: Unknown
Handle 0x000C
        DMI type 8, 9 bytes.
        Port Connector Information
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Comment 3 RHEL Program Management 2007-10-19 18:59:18 UTC
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
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