[arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-notifications] Core/Extra Cleanup 20-05-2010

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri May 21 13:51:17 EDT 2010

Am 21.05.2010 19:31, schrieb Aaron Griffin:
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Am 21.05.2010 10:29, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
>>> Pierre noticed svn segfaulting during db-update.
>>> Looking into dmesg, I saw that both svn and bsdtar segfaulted 10 to 20
>>> times a week over the past 4 weeks (logs don't go back further than
>>> that). A bsdtar segfault looks like a likely cause of the above issues.
>>> I updated the kernel from to on both gerolde and
>>> gudrun (.3 and .4 include a huge number of bugfixes) and rebooted. We'll
>>> need to watch if the segfaults still occur.
>> I just noticed another svn segfault. Where is this coming from? Any ideas?
> Can you manually run the dbscripts cron jobs? How regular is the segfault?

It was just one since the reboot:

May 21 08:09:36 gerolde kernel: svn[8674]: segfault at ffffffff00000008
ip 00007f3be8142eb3 sp 00007fffb8dccd00 error 4 in

On average, it seems that there were between 2 and 4 segfaults in either
svn or bsdtar per day over the last few weeks.

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