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Re: grub-probe gets a segfault

From: Isaac M. Marcos
Subject: Re: grub-probe gets a segfault
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 12:13:24 -0430
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El Friday 09 May 2008 08:32:01 Robert Millan escribió:
> On Thu, May 08, 2008 at 06:15:27PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 11:53 -0430, Isaac M. Marcos wrote:
> > > Does:
> > > # grub-probe -t device /
> > > involve anything Debian specific ????????
> >
> > It was a generic recommendation.  But if grub-probe was compiled by
> > Debian, it's Debian specific in a certain sense.
> I don't think there's any change in Debian affecting this area.  But anyway
> I recommend that you follow Pavel's advice and run it from CVS directly.

Yes, i will, but it would have to wait a bit. There are other things to do.

> > I cannot reproduce the crash, even on a Fedora installed on a LVM
> > volume.
> Neither could I :-(

It does not happen in other two AMD64 machines here!!
Only on this one.

> > > Good, next step?
> I'm thinking that perhaps we can check the offset values against the bounds
> of the structure we have allocated, and abort if they miss.  We need to do
> this anyway to support broken PVs, but I don't know if this is hiding a bug
> in our code somewhere else.

Could you hold your idea for a little time? Thanks.

Isaac M. Marcos

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