Bug 80429 - kudzu segfaults immediately on startup in parallelProbe()
kudzu segfaults immediately on startup in parallelProbe()
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-12-26 02:49 EST by Nathan Bryant
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:33 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-02-22 17:54:14 EST
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/proc/sys/dev/parport/parport0/autoprobe (169 bytes, text/plain)
2002-12-31 20:42 EST, Nathan Bryant
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Description Nathan Bryant 2002-12-26 02:49:55 EST
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Description of problem:
kudzu does this every time i run it on this machine, whether or not the printer
is turned on when kudzu is invoked.

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x4207a4f3 in strlen () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
(gdb) bt
#0  0x4207a4f3 in strlen () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
#1  0x08059548 in readProbeInfo ()
#2  0x08059710 in parallelProbe ()
#3  0x08051ad4 in probeDevices ()
#4  0x0804fb40 in main ()
#5  0x420158d4 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. just type "kudzu" on my machine, while su'ed to root

Actual Results:  see above

Expected Results:  not like above

Additional info:

machine was upgraded from 7.3
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-12-30 01:32:03 EST
Cute, can you attach /proc/sys/dev/parport/parport*/autoprobe?
Comment 2 Nathan Bryant 2002-12-31 20:42:14 EST
Created attachment 89020 [details]
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-19 22:36:04 EST
Does this persist with rawhide kudzu? I can't reproduce this here.
Comment 4 Nathan Bryant 2003-02-22 17:54:14 EST
looks like it works ok with kudzu-0.99.97-1

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