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SubjectRe: floating point exception
Christian Thalinger wrote:
> Hi!
> Just downloaded again, after a long time, the setiathome client. I
> wanted to look how smooth my tyan dual works. So i started the client
> and after a few seconds it gets and `floating point exception'. No
> problem till now, cause it seems to be seti bug. Ok.
> Right after that my window manager segfaults. Ok, switch to console,
> restart it and go. No! Can't start any programs anymore, no login. All
> tasks die one after the other, up to the complete lock of the machine.
> Even alt-sysrq doesn't work.
> So, this is kernel 2.4.17 and i'll try other kernels right after this
> email.
> Anyone knows what's going on?

What CPU do you have? Do you have the FPU emulator compiled in? Are
there any oops messages?

Brian Gerst
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