Bug 44662 - gcc reports illegal instruction from as
Summary: gcc reports illegal instruction from as
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gcc   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-15 02:49 UTC by rainman
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-02 19:30:34 UTC
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Description rainman 2001-06-15 02:49:01 UTC
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Description of problem:
I was trying to compile AOLServer 3.2+ad10 from http://www.arsdigita.com
using the make script, and in trying to compile reentrant.c, gcc reported
"Internal error: Illegal instruction (program as)".

The call to gcc was :
"gcc -g -I ../include -D_REENTRANT -pipe -fPIC -Wall -Wno-unused

gcc version is 2.96-81

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Download aolserver-src.tar.gz from http://www.arsdigita.com
2.un-tgz it
3.run make

Actual Results:  described above

Expected Results:  compiled as expected

Additional info:

i'm running on a k6-2 500, 2.4.5 kernel that i manually compiled

Comment 1 Hans Lohmander 2001-09-03 08:44:36 UTC
This is a "me to"...

Same problem doing a rpm --rebuild of package ethereal-0.8.18-1.src.rpm

Following message:

packet-data.c:86: Internal error: Illegal instruction.

Please submit a full bug report. 

Kernel 2.4.3-12 installed from RPM

Intel P133, 64 MB

Fully reproducible,  allways the same result.

Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2001-09-03 08:50:30 UTC
Can you attach packet-data.i (rerun the gcc command line for packet-data.c
with additional -save-temps) and post here full gcc command line used?

Comment 3 Hans Lohmander 2001-09-03 11:17:11 UTC
The same happens with a tar build of ethereal-0.8.19.
packet-dcerpc-epm.c:87: Internal error: Illegal instruction.
Please submit a full bug report.
Different file, same error...
Do make again and the build continues and packet-dcerpc-epm.c compiles ok.
Second stop is then
packet-udp.c:287: Internal error: Illegal instruction.
Please submit a full bug report.
Third stop is at
packet-zebra.c:655: Internal error: Illegal instruction.
Please submit a full bug report.
Finally it is built...
It seems that the compile gets slower and slower the more files compiled and 
finally the above error occurs.

Comment 4 Jakub Jelinek 2001-09-03 11:26:22 UTC
If you don't get Internal error: Illegal instruction (program as)
error message, then this is not related to the original bug report here.
If fully reproducible means that reruning the same gcc command makes the
error go away, then it is either some hardware bug or some cache problem.
Note that we're building ethereal (0.8.18-9) just fine, dunno where you got
0.8.18-1 from.

Comment 5 Jakub Jelinek 2004-10-02 19:30:34 UTC
No response in 3 years, closing.

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