Bug 328191 - loader goes boom (malloc corruption)
Summary: loader goes boom (malloc corruption)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F8Blocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-10-11 19:20 UTC by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:08 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-10-12 20:05:56 UTC

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Description Bill Nottingham 2007-10-11 19:20:34 UTC
Description of problem:

*** glibc detected *** /sbin/loader: malloc(): memory corruption: 0x0901fb20 ***
=== Memory Map: ====
00110000-00111000 r-xp 00110000 00:00 0 [vdso]
08048000-0828d000 r-xp 00000000 00:01 46 /sbin/loader
0828d000-08298000 rw-p 00244000 00:01 46 /sbin/loader
<and various anon mappings, stack, etc>

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2007-10-11 19:21:10 UTC
Happens after mounting NFS, or finishing downloading HTTP stage2.

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2007-10-11 19:54:00 UTC
On tty3, what are you seeing immediately before the crash?  There should be a
line of the form:

transferring http://something/somewhere to a fd

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2007-10-11 20:02:25 UTC
Hey, it's the updates image.

transferring to a fd

Comment 4 Chris Lumens 2007-10-12 20:05:56 UTC
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.

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