Re: ancient portmap segfault
From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sun Mar 13 2005 - 05:10:18 EST
Mark Studebaker <mds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> I upgraded from 2.6.5 to 220.127.116.11 and my ancient (libc4 a.out) /sbin/portmap from 1994 that's been running without complaint
> on kernels for 11 years now consistently segfaults.
> I upgraded to a version 4 RPM (circa 2002) and that fixed it.
> If some compatibility was broken on purpose, that's fine, although I couldn't find anything in the kernel docs.
> I know, I should upgrade everything, but that can break a lot of things too...
> Thought I'd mention it though in case it's a bug or somebody else has the same problem.
It's probably a bug, but your bug report doesn't have enough details
to track it down. Do you have a a.out strace and could send an strace log
with the segfault and the last tens of system calls before it?
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