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SubjectRe: Bug Report: Dereferencing a bad pointer
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 06:23:13PM -0500, David Chandler wrote:
> The following one-line C program, when compiled by gcc 2.96 without
> optimization, should produce a SIGSEGV segmentation fault (on a machine
> with 3 or less gigabytes of virtual memory, at least):
> int main() { int k = *(int *)0xc0000000; }
> However, it does not do so under 2.4.x -- it does cause a seg fault
> under
> 2.2.x kernels.

Works here running 2.4.13-ac8+bits. Are you sure you didn't compile with
optimization enabled?

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