On Monday 03 March 2003 11:20 am, Peter Elsner wrote:
> Signal 11 is almost always memory...  Replace your memory chips on your
> motherboard

Actually in general it's usually a software bug.  But when (as in this case) 
you're talking specifically about a FreeBSD install or kernel compile or a 
make world, there aren't (m)any errors left that could cause a signal 11.
Don't believe me?  See the signal 11 FAQ:
http://www.bitwizard.nl/sig11/

The best test is if it fails in different places upon repeating the same 
compile, it is almost certain to be hardware.  If it fails at the same place 
with the same error each repeated time, you most likely have found a software 
bug.

Tim

>
> Peter
>
> At 01:38 AM 3/3/2003 -0700, you wrote:
> >     I'm getting the error "Signal 11 was caught", just after committing
> > to the install. The system then shuts down and reboots. I have run the
> > installer several times, and get the same error each time. I have turned
> > on Debug in the options, but I have no idea how to access it without the
> > OS having been loaded. (Yes, I'm a newbie)
> >
> >     I'm trying to install on a multi-partition drive, so I can switch
> >between several different OS's. I've created three Install floppies,
> >(kern.flp, mfsroot.flp, & drivers.flp), and am attempting an FTP install.
> > I am installing all the drivers from the drivers floppy, since the
> > directions on the web site don't mention it at all. I can't find any
> > error list, so I have no idea what "signal 11" means.
> >
> >     If there's any other information you need, let me know.
> >
> >             Ken Biles
> >
> >
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