Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 345021
virt-install crashed with *** glibc detected *** /usr/bin/python: free(): invalid pointer: 0x09696fc0 ***
Last modified: 2008-04-04 12:03:49 EDT
Description of problem:
Updated to latest xen and libvirt. Ran virt-install. It instantly crashed with
*** glibc detected *** /usr/bin/python: free(): invalid pointer: 0x09696fc0 ***
and stack trace. virt-manager crashed too.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always on this computer
Steps to Reproduce:
1. service libvirtd start
2. service xend start
See attachment for stack trace
Created attachment 234021 [details]
Downgraded libvirt and libvirt-python to version 0.2.2-4 and everything start to
Stack trace is unfortunately unusable, there is no symbols:
install the debuginfo packages to provide more details.
The daemon was renamed between 0.2.x and 0.3.x are you sure
you properly sutdown the libvirt daemon before the upgrade
(or downgrade) amd restarted it after ?
Still that should not crash, what platform (i686/x86_64) are you using ?
Created attachment 235091 [details]
GDB backtrace log
Created attachment 235101 [details]
I've attached GDB backtrace and my /proc/cpuinfo. I've installed i386 Fedora as
shown in this bug "hardware" field, but my CPU is Intel EM64T as you can see in
This address in current available libvirt updates