> Well, I compiled sendmail with some changes to the original source.
> Actually, I used the source from Debian 1.2 and applied the included
> patch, but I still had to modify a few files.
> I put pine, pilot, imapd, and pico in the /usr/bin directory, and they
> seem OK. Then I put sendmail in /usr/sbin, where pine expects to find it.
> But when I tried to send my first e-mail, it sat at the "sending mail..."
> prompt for a while, and then it crashed:
> do_page_fault() #2: sending SIGSEGV to pine for illegal writeaccess to
> 7f7fffe8 (epc == 2aafea6c, ra == 2aafe950)
> Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 7f7ffd70,
> epc == 8001deec
> Can you figure anything out from this? Stupidly, I stripped the binaries
This printk in the kernel often enoguh solved problems much faster than
GDB - and it even works for kernel bugs. Unfortunately in this case
the output is not very helpful. As it looks libc was segfaulting - but
this doesn't necessariliy mean that it's a libc bug.