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Old 01-24-2005, 05:36 PM   #1
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random segmentation faults?


Im not sure how this is happening, but whenever i try to run something like kde, or firefox, or thunderbird, it just says segmentation fault. No other stuff. I just got it to work yesterday by reinstalling gtk and all that junk. But now its broken!!

i looked at the log by [cntrl] + F9 (10?) and it sayse

kdm : Greeter exited unexpectedly Error 0 Code 11

something like that. It loads the X server and then it dies repeatedly. Any ideas?

I think I first noticed it last night when i was figuring out how to create an rpm out of a simple package. AGH i just fixed it!! Neverending battle!!!
 
Old 01-24-2005, 06:29 PM   #2
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Do a memtest - your RAM might be faulty:

http://www.memtest86.com/

HTH,

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Old 01-24-2005, 08:55 PM   #3
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Hmm, the memtest didn't return any errors. If i run xinit or xdm it can log into blackbox. It still cant run kde. I'm thinking I somehow messed up a library somewhere. The repair function doesn't return any errors though. Firfox gives some funny characters then segmentation fault.
 
Old 01-25-2005, 03:51 AM   #4
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Reinstall the packages you think are broken, and report back if you still have problems.

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Old 01-25-2005, 04:40 PM   #5
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thats the problem. I have no idea which packages are broken, and the only errors it generates is segmentation fault. IS there a log file anywhere for the programs? Im finally realizing what i miss about windows. It just works. Its horrible but it works!

edit! got some errors

Code:
 run-mozilla.sh line 451: 2549 Segmentation Fault "$prog" ${+"$@"}
thats while attempting to start firefox.

Code:
 :~>startkde
xset: bad font path element (#113) possible causes are:
              Directory is missing fonts.dir
..
Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate loadable module in module_path: "libqtpixmap.so",
I looked in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/and all the directories have 0 in fonts.dir.

Last edited by l00zer; 01-25-2005 at 05:48 PM.
 
Old 01-25-2005, 06:05 PM   #6
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Talking

YAY! fixed it! it seemed as if the font directories got messed up somehow.
 
  


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