Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 98945
top segmentation faults under heavy load
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:55:36 EDT
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Description of problem:
After upgrading from kernel from 2.4.18-24.7.smp to 2.4.20-18.7.smp, top will
segmentation fault after several house on a loaded system.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Load up 4 CPU system system to achieve about 4.0 load average
2.Run top with no options
3.Leave it running for several hours until a segmentation fault is reported.
Actual Results: Top stops with a segmentation fault
Expected Results: Top should continue running
Looks like the newer procps-2.0.11-6 once rebuilt works great.