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SubjectRe: 2.6.7-mm2, mmaps rework, buggy apps, setarch


On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 12:33:26PM +0200, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Fre, 25 Jun 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > But what to do with a commerical app where I
> > > cannot check a stack trace or whatever?
> >
> > Use strace -f, look at the last screenful of output. That usually works.
>
> open("/media4/scan/cam-2002.03/001-100/raw/scan0100.tif", O_RDONLY) = 6
> lseek(6, 0, SEEK_END) = 43426634
> lseek(6, 0, SEEK_CUR) = 43426634
> lseek(6, 0, SEEK_SET) = 0
> mmap2(NULL, 43426634, PROT_READ|PROT_WRITE, MAP_PRIVATE, 6, 0) = -1 ENOMEM (Cann
> ot allocate memory)

interesting.

Could you start the binary in gdb, and then when the segfault happens, take
a snapshot of /proc/<pid>/maps of this binary ?
[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
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