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Bug 328191 - loader goes boom (malloc corruption)
loader goes boom (malloc corruption)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F8Blocker
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Reported: 2007-10-11 15:20 EDT by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-12 16:05:56 EDT
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Description Bill Nottingham 2007-10-11 15:20:34 EDT
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 15:21:10 EDT
Happens after mounting NFS, or finishing downloading HTTP stage2.
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2007-10-11 15:54:00 EDT
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 16:02:25 EDT
Hey, it's the updates image.

transferring to a fd
Comment 4 Chris Lumens 2007-10-12 16:05:56 EDT
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.

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