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Re: another mysterious segfault


From: Frank Smith
Subject: Re: another mysterious segfault
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 18:26:52 -0500

--On Monday, August 29, 2005 14:49:10 -0700 Lars Damerow <address@hidden> wrote:

>> From Mark Burgess <address@hidden>, Sun, Aug 28, 2005 at 08:17:02AM +0200:
>> Interesting. I get a lot of seg fault complaints from Fedora/redhat
>> users. I wonder about the C library package it is using. Is there any
>> upgrade/patch you could try for the C library? Upgrading has helped
>> several others out of mysterious seg faults.
> 
> It's happening during kickstart, which I realize we've discussed repeatedly on
> the list. The glibc that FC4 kickstart uses is version 2.3.5, and 
> unfortunately
> it's relatively difficult to upgrade since it's stashed away in the kickstart
> image.
> 
>  <much snipped>

One untested suggestion would be to build cfengine against a clone of the
kickstart environment and install that via kickstart.  Then when it runs
during kickstart it can install your normal version as its last action.

Frank

> 
> Any suggestions are appreciated!
> 
> sorry for the ranting,
> lars
> 
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