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SubjectRe: Signal 11
On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 09:44:29AM +0900, Rainer Mager wrote:
> I recently upgraded to a new machine. It is running RedHat 6.2 Linux (with
> a SMP 2.4.0test[8-11] kernel) and has a Matrox G400 in it. X is 4.0.1.
> Anyway, about once every 2-3 days X will spontaneously die and the only info
> I get back is that it was because of signal 11.
> I've heard that signal 11 can be related to bad hardware, most often
> memory, but I've done a good bit of testing on this and the system seems ok.
> What I did was to run the VA Linux Cerberos(sp?) test for 15 hours+ with no
> errors. Actually this only worked when running from the console. When
> running from X the machine locked up (although no signal 11).
> The only info I've gotten back from the XFree86 mailing lists so far is
> that there are known and wide spread problems with SMP and these types of
> problems. Can anyone comment on this? Are there known SMP problems? What is
> the current resolution plan?

signal 11 just means that the program crashed with a segmentation fault.

Sounds like a X Server bug. You should probably contact XFree86, not

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