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Bug 248273 - yum segfaults during installation of glibc
yum segfaults during installation of glibc
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 213963
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: 4Suite (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-14 17:56 EDT by Marek Mahut
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:58 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-17 15:10:43 EDT
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Description Marek Mahut 2007-07-14 17:56:47 EDT
Description of problem:

Yum segfaults during update of system installed from CD. It crashes when
upgrading glibc.

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

yum 3.0

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. install system
2. upgrade by 'yum update'
Actual results:

yum segfaults on glibc

Expected results:

yum should upgrade glibc without problem 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Marek Mahut 2007-07-14 18:32:10 EDT

Comment 2 Seth Vidal 2007-07-14 20:11:19 EDT
Is glibc the only thing in the update transaction when the segfault occurs?

Can you recreate the segfault consistently?

If you can do the above does it happen when you run rpm -Uvh on the same set of
Comment 3 Panu Matilainen 2007-07-17 14:59:12 EDT
I'd say this is yet another dupe of #213963, FC6 freshly installed from CD has a
kernel with the mmap-bug-of-death that causes segfaults with rpm all over the
Comment 4 Marek Mahut 2007-07-17 15:09:45 EDT
I didn't have change to access that machine yet, I will over the weekend.
Regarding the bug #213963 from Panu, I can agree that it's the same problem. 

I mark this bug as a duplicate of #213963 and will continue the troubleshooting
there if needed.

Thank you Seth and Panu.
Comment 5 Marek Mahut 2007-07-17 15:10:43 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 213963 ***

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