Re: Fatal error starting Gnome.

On Tue, 28 Sep 1999, Rooster wrote:

> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x404b8238 in main_arena ()
> (gdb) cont
> Continuing.

The program is jumping into the place where code is usually mapped, but
it's past the boundary of existing stuff. The output of a 'where' at this
point would be very enlightening.

> The relevant (?) packages are:
> gnome-libs	1.0.16
> gnome-core	1.0.9
> ORBit		0.4.93

You really should get newer versions. These are pretty old.

> All compiled with GCC 2.95.1 against glibc 2.1.1 and XFree 3.3.4

And gcc 2.95.* does not exactly help stability either.
-- Elliot
The first thing a programmer needs to admit is that any program is by far
more complex than his own mind. Thats why he partitions it into neat
pieces and avoids complexity.

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