SIG11 on AMD K5 while compiling 2.0.27

Darrin R. Smith (
Sat, 01 Mar 1997 10:52:47 -0500

-- At the risk of repeating this note(it isn't vger this time :),
I'm re-sending it to the list. (I first sent it via the newsgroup, but
it may not have gotten through) If this is a repeat, I apologize.


Darrin Smith wrote:
> A friend of mine has an AMD K5-100 machine and gcc gets a SIG11
> while compiling 2.0.27. The error always occurs in exactly the same
> file(I don't have the machine right here in front of me so I can't
> offhand tell you which one -- I'll write it down next time). Also,
> the error crops up while compiling under either 1.2.13 or 2.0.27.
> I know this is usually blamed on bad memory or hardware, but
> I have run memtest86 on the same machine for over 24hrs strait with
> no errors. Is this error specific to the K5? Has anyone had similar
> experiences? Please email or post if you have any suggestions.
> Thanx.
> --Darrin

FAQ Suggestions:
   Q:  I upgraded without reading release notes, now my system's broke -
   A:  What the @!#* did you expect?
        (this assumes that someone reads the faq, of course ;)