On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 12:55 PM, Bruce Cran<br...@cran.org.uk> wrote: > I've been trying to run a buildworld using the clangbsd branch on my > G4 iBook, but without success. I'm currently running a fairly > up-to-date HEAD: > > FreeBSD mac.draftnet 8.0-CURRENT #0: Tue Jun 16 22:07:11 BST 2009 > bru...@mac.draftnet:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/IBOOK powerpc > > The problem I see is that after a few hours of running buildworld, when > it starts building clang itself, 'as' crashes with a signal 11. > > I'm wondering if this is the normal case of bad memory/HDD/CPU or > something else because it also causes several other processes to crash, > notably dhclient and sendmail, but I've also seen tcsh crash too. I > created a test program which allocated 500MB memory to force the system > into swap (my iBook only has 512MB). After a few minutes dhclient > crashed but the test program kept running. Is this what normally > happens when hardware's going bad? >
Unfortunately, yes. Does the build fail in the same place everytime? Usually hardware failure will cause randomly placed SIGSEGV errors. -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"