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SubjectRe: Dumb question: Why are exceptions such as SIGSEGV not logged
On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 05:18:09PM -0400, Hank Leininger wrote:
> Hm, I see Thar Filipau bringing that up specifically, and it does seem
> like something that ought to generate some logs. (But I thought they
> should already generate oops's? Apparently not.) The OP seemed to be
> concerned with any SIGSEGV and SIGILL signals, not just in-kernel ones?

No, the crashes are in userspace apps, not the kernel. But when they
crash they get sent a signal from the kernel. That is what needs to be
logged, not the signals an app might send to itself.
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