Bug 36717 - gmc segfaults or bus errors on startup
gmc segfaults or bus errors on startup
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Inti (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
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Reported: 2001-04-19 19:59 EDT by Derek Tattersall
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-20 11:31:53 EDT
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Description Derek Tattersall 2001-04-19 19:59:42 EDT
On my 2 P3 450 with Matrox G400 AGP, gmc reports a segfault at startup, and
keeps segfaulting as it respawns.  After removing gmc from the automatic
startup menu, I started it by hand and it reports bus error.  I have a core
dump, but no symbols so I can't get anything useful from the back trace.
Comment 1 Jonathan Blandford 2001-04-20 11:31:49 EDT
Can you log in as a different user and see if gmc still crashes (or move your
.gnome and .mc out of the way temporarily, if you can't make another user.)
Comment 2 Derek Tattersall 2001-04-20 19:36:29 EDT
Logging in as root worked, i.e. no gmc fibrillation.  I then logged into my
wife's account; it still failed with gmc respawning.  Exited to a console,
removed all core files, started X again, can't reproduce the problem.  Color me
covered with egg.  Sorry Jon.

I'll keep an eye peeled for more problems, but it appears to be some other
instability.

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