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Re: exec server / fork bug

From: Neal H Walfield
Subject: Re: exec server / fork bug
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2001 16:11:34 -0500
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> Do you get "Crashing system; essential task exec died"?

I have gotten that.  This time, however, I did not get a chance to look
at the console before init crashed the system.

> init should only do this when the task dies.  Normally gdb should reset the
> exception port and catch exceptions and show them to you, it should not be
> killing the task.  Anyway, I don't see from your description what made you
> think exec was involved.  Are you sure that exec is crashing?


> All the indications are that proc is crashing.

I have seen both proc and exec crash during long compiles.  Next time, I
will attach gdb to both and hopefully get a backtrace.  Additionally,
must I be running in a subhurd for this to work?

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