On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 07:48:30PM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
> I'm seeing various segfaults especially with perl on an R4600 Indy.
> R4000 I2 with identical debian packages works fine though. I have tried
> various kernels (cvs head as from two days ago(natively and
> crosscompiled) and 2.4.3-r4k-ip22 from rfc822.org. Interesting enough
> the segfaults disappear when using "strace -o/dev/null
> segfaulting_binary". I also tried to investigate the core file but gdb
> dies when loading it(gdb is 5.0-3 debian package).
Strace uses ptrace(2) which does enormous numbers of cache flushes.
Are those segfault non-deterministic? Do the perl script you're running
do alot of I/O?