Questions tagged [segmentation-fault]

A segmentation fault (often shortened to segfault) or bus error occurs when the hardware notifies a Unix-like Operating system about a memory access violation.

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lshw segfaults on Linux >= 4.8 due to hardened usercopy on many computers

We use a custom built opsi.org bootimage to automatically install Windows on customers' client computers. The userland of this bootimage is based on an upstream bootimage, with some modifications from ...
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GNOME shell periodically crashing

I'm on a laptop running Arch Linux. As of a series of updates applied this morning, I've had some issues with GNOME crashing, and being reloaded, forcing me to log in again -- and while my tmux ...
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socat parent process killed by failed connection

Short Question Failed connection attemps to a forking socat process seem to be killing the parent process. Is this a bug? What's the best solution to this? Long Question I'm running a socat server (...
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I have trouble analysing the cause of this (firefox) segfault

When executed within a minimal (unprivileged) LXC container, firefox segfaults (other graphical applications work fine). I'am unable to find the exact cause of this segfault (which is most likely due ...
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Segmentation fault with VLC 2.2.1 on Debian

I know there are plenty of questions like this across the Internet but no fix for this seems to work for me. I'm having an issue where VLC segfaults on startup (NOT when opening a file). No other ...
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File limits getrlimit(RLIMIT_NOFILE) failed

(32-bit system) Posted a Q/A earlier regarding Chrome crashing because of exhausted limit in open files. Chrome has since run more smooth, (after increasing limit), but still crashes from time to ...
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Startx Segmentation fault error after installing VirtualGuest Additions for Virtualbox

I have been using my backtrack version 5 on the Virtualbox for some time now but I had a resolution problem and after searching found out I better install VirtualGuest additions. However after ...
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Create core dump only when a systemd service dies with a specific signal (segmentation fault)

I have some services running in systemd on Ubuntu 18.04 which very occasionally crash with a segfault (11/SIGSEGV). Is it possible to configure it to create a core dump only for SIGSEGV and not when ...
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Core File not being generated

I have recently been getting into linux through the Ubuntu Windows app. I need to look at the core file generated by a program that seg faults for a ctf, however no core file is being generated. ...
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Segmentation Fault in System Directory `/tmp`

When compiling FFmpeg, the configuring failed because of a segmentation fault in exec checking. I posted my problem here, and I solved my problem by exporting a new TMPDIR. What's weird is the ...
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VirtualBox crashes due to ALSA (“Invalid value for card”)

For some reason whenever I try to load VirtualBox using VBoxHeadless inside a remote SSH shell session, it crashes with the following error: $ VBoxHeadless -s myvm Oracle VM VirtualBox Headless ...
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fortran program crashes instantly with segmentation fault

I have a fortran program which I compiled myself and I ran the executable hundreds of times (without recompiling or anything), but now when I run it, it crashes instantly with segmentation fault. ...
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ssh cannot open remote window, Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Actually, the remote window can be opened, but only for a short time. I mean it is OK to open the remote window when ssh connected, but the remote window cannot be opened later, for example after 30 ...
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Ubuntu runned on my usb stick meets often segmentation faults

I've installed ubuntu on my usb stick Sandisk Extreme http://www.sandisk.com/products/usb/drives/extreme/ , which is hardcorely efficient. But I met a trouble. In the random moments of the time ...
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Imagemagick segmentation-fault

I statically compiled Imagemagick. Converting images works well so far. But when I run identify -list delegate it shows my delegates, but then exits with "Aborted (core dumped)". Here is the strace -...
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ARM LXC Container template

I've been trying to run LXC on an ARM architecture (arm6l - Raspberry Pi) but with no luck. After some research, I found that maybe trying to run a x86 template on my ARM was causing the problem (bash ...
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Debian segfault in libc2.7

I am running a test on my machine in which I assigned a lot of IPs to some tap interfaces (created by me before the test) on my debian machine and tried to run curl commands with the source being ...
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How to fix ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 CRC mismatch?

Not sure how I came to getting this problem but for some reason ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 is reporting a CRC mismatch and it's effecting a program that I cannot open which results in a segfault. the ...
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get errors after installing the netdata tool

after installing the netdata tool ( https://docs.netdata.cloud/packaging/installer/) we notice about the following errors that related to netdata tool [79103.083011] netdata[8026]: segfault at 2f ip ...
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Why check_icmp plugin from centreon isn't working?

I am trying to create a custom command in centreon like $USER1$/check_icmp -H $HOSTADDRESS$ however before that I just want to test this plugin (that comes with centreon) in my console. For that I ...
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Linux Crontab Segmentation Fault

For some reason, my crontab is giving me segmentation fault (core dumped) error when ever I attempt to access it using crontab -l or crontab -e. Everything is fine if I access the root crontab or ...
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NS2 Linux Ubuntu 18.04 xgraph Segmentation Fault

I am currently trying to run NS2 on Ubuntu 18.04. Using the ns-allinone-2.35 package recommended by the main website (isi.edu), I am having a segmentation fault error when trying to run xgraph12.2. NS-...
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lalsuite pycbc won't install - Ubuntu

I'm working through these instructions https://pycbc.org/pycbc/latest/html/install_lalsuite.html for installing pycbc which I need for my research, and I have some issues. Just under half way down ...
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tracking segfault upon invocation of perl script (mytop tool and similar)

on my gentoo machine, mytop 1.9.1 quits upon invocation with the following output: # mytop Useless use of private variable in void context at /usr/bin/mytop line 1001. "my" variable $data masks ...
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Is this segment fault raised when running `shuf`?

I have a script, where there is a line: eval for i in \{"$1".."$2"\}\; do [ ! -e "$3"/\$i.\* ] \&\& echo \"\$i\" \; done \| shuf \| mycommand "$3" which means: first create a sequence of ...
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Cannot launch Chrome on Ubuntu-14

I am trying to install google chrome (latest stable), onto my Ubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS), and whichever which way I try to install it, it does not launch. What I did here was follow the first ...
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Parole - Segmentation fault (core dumped)

The problem is simple: Everytime i try to start parole media player, I get the Segmentation fault (core dumped) error. I have tried the following, resulting in a staying error: Reinstalling Booting ...
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What are the kernel sources related to segmentation faults?

I am wondering if there is a relevant part in the kernel source when a segmentation fault occurs in an application. For example, killing the application with the kill command will run the kernel/...
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Fontconfig error causes SEGFAULT in skype

One day running old 4.3 skype in openSUSE Tumbleweed accidentally got error: > skype Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-hinting-slight.conf", line 13: mismatched tag Segmentation fault (...
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GlimmerHMM giving “segmentation fault” error during gene prediction

I am trying to do gene prediction using GlimmerHMM. Training model was successfully completed but during prediction its giving "segmentation fault". command : glimmerhmm_linux_x86_64 input.fasta -d ...
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mydumper segmentation fault in g_ascii_strtoull

I'm trying to use mydumper to generate a dump of my mysql databases, that I could use to restore the databases later in case of disaster. However, it just doesn't work. I use this command line: ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) How to troubleshoot proprietary executable?

I'm working with some proprietary software. It runs OK on RHEL 7, but on Fedora 26 it segfaults. [nnieto@doge PropietarySoftware] $ bin/command sysname warning: fedora only partially supported. ...
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BAREOS 16.2.4 interrupted by signal 11: Segmentation violation in Debian 8?

I have a BareOS director I'm trying to start on Debian 8, and when it starts up I get the following error: -- Logs begin at Wed 2017-06-28 16:36:57 UTC, end at Wed 2017-06-28 16:50:26 UTC. -- Jun 28 ...
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newusers causes segfault

I am trying to bulk-add 433 users via newusers. The newuserlist.txt file I have contains users with up to 16 chars usernames with questionable patterns (numbers at the beginning and capital letters). ...
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Cannot Launch to gnome GUI on Kali Sana after dist-upgrade

I'm facing some problems on Kali Sana 2.0, I dist-upgrade my system to Kali Sana days ago, and as usual all I had to type to start the GUI is: # startx But 'startx' returns 'segmentation fault' ...
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Segmentation Fault when trying to mount ext(2,3,4) fs, from usb (openwrt)

So I have a TL-MR3220v2 router, which has Openwrt installed, this device only has a 4mb flash so I'm trying to get extroot setup on a USB, to increase disk space. My first attempt I tried using a ...
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SIGSEV on lots of GUI-software on arch linux. Seems to be glibc related

On my arch linux install, I can't open firefox, evolution, geary, midori and other software. All CLI-stuff I've tried works flawlessly, and also google-chrome-unstable, vlc and others. When ran in gdb ...
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Firefox crash and Hard Disk usage is 100%

Distribution: Arch Linux x86_64 DE: Xfce4 When I using Firefox or dwb web browser, while surfing some web pages, the computer stack for a while then the browser crash. I observed that when this ...
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Gedit start problem in kali linux

I try to open gedit after install third party plugins but it won't open. When i try it by terminal it shows root@localhost:~# gedit Segmentation fault I think gedit is running background but it don'...
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PHP appears to be encountering segfault when using finfo_file method

I have encountered a strange bug. When trying to determine mime type of file using Fileinfo (http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.finfo-file.php) extension, PHP (or Apache? see below.) is appearing ...
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Steam Launch Segfault on Arch (steam.sh line 704)

Launching Steam on Arch Linux crashes with the error: /home/matthew/.local/share/Steam/steam.sh: line 704: 4013 Segmentation fault (core dumped) $STEAM_DEBUGGER "$STEAMROOT/$/PLATFORM$/STEAMEXE" "$@"...
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PCLinuxOS - Failed to start the X server

I am trying to install PCLinuxOS on a msi laptop with Nvidia Geforce GT650M I have tried install direct from USB and from Live CD. In all cases after reboot I get the error message Failed to start ...
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Segmentation fault in libGL.so.1

A while back I posted a question about running a 32 bit app in Debian Wheezy 64 bit Thanks to @JosephR I was able to run it without the nasty could not find libGL.so.1 error. Now, however, the app ...