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Solaris 8 X11 binaries generate segmentation violations on NetBSD

All, Recently, I've been trying to get the Solaris 8 versions of xterm and xauth working on NetBSD from an ssh client with X11 forwarding, but both binaries seem to generate segmentation violations ...
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ffmpeg + (large) metadata text = Segmentation Fault

I’m attempting to insert a large amount of text data into an mp4 using -metadata title='"+JSON.stringify(filedata)+"'. This works fine for small amounts metadata text but not for large ones. ...
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Can hardware issues cause segfaults and core dumps?

I bought a second hand computer a few weeks ago and I've been having a few issues. At first, I was installing Arch Linux and everything went smoothly until I tried to launch X at which point, X would ...
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FFMPEG How to do segments encoding in MXF XDCAM HD422

I'm trying to encode a feed from a Decklink card to MXF XDCAM HD422 by segment, so I use the following command line: ffmpeg.exe -f dshow -video_size 1920x1080 -r 25 -pixel_format uyvy422 -rtbufsize ...
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Kodi 19.3 - Segmentation fault (x00007fb4bc20c6c1 in pymalloc_alloc)

I'm running Linux Fedora 35, Kernel 5.15.10, Python 3.10.1. I installed kodi 19.3 via the DNF package manager. However whenever I try to launch kodi it opens up so I can see the GUI, but then after ...
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Is there a "windows" approach to solve a STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error?

Good evening and thank you in advance, here is the challenge I'm facing. I have a .exe file I need to run from my Windows 10 Pro computer. Once I open it, it crashes after ~10 seconds. When I check ...
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Daily log file on windows while creating segmented mp4 file

I'm using FFMPEG on Windows for segmented MP4 files. The program works 24/7. I would like make a daily log file. Is possible? Thanks in advance.
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kdeinit5 crashes while taking screenshot

When i try to take screenshot and save it, kdeinit5 crashes because of segmentation fault. Here is backtrace: Application: kdeinit5 (kdeinit5), signal: Segmentation fault [KCrash Handler] #4 ...
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Can a segfault be caused by another process?

Suppose two separate applications A and B are running. Usually, a memory corruption in A will cause A to crash with segfault error leaving application B unaffected. But can memory corruption in A (...
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spotify SIGSEGV error "Warning: GTK2 does not support Wayland!"

I'm currently using Arch Linux operating system. I just ran pacman -Syu command that updates all packages so I don't know which one is causing the problem. I then tried to start spotify and got this ...
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Asterisk 13 & Pocketsphinx Segmentation Fault

I've built a voice recognition system for german digits using asterisk 13, pocketsphinx and a plugin and server (based on astsphinx) to connect asterisk with pocketsphinx. When testing the system with ...
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Installation of R version 3.3.2 Error - caught segmentation fault address 0x0, 'cause' memory not mapped

I currently can run the most recent version 3.6.1 of R on my mac however I need to install an older version (specifically version 3.3.2) in order to run analysis in a different application (nSolver). ...
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Graphviz (neato) segfault when processing tree with 50,000 vertices

I have a 5MB .gv file with the edges for a 50,000 node tree. I've run neato on it (with a few output formats). The .gv file was generated by SageMath (built-in Graph.show method was not terminating). ...
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How to debug segmentation faults hardware issue?

this story begins in 2011 when I purchased my Home WorkStation. Back then I was using windows and several BSOD made me switch to Ubuntu. From time to time ubuntu prompted me "App crashed" ...
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Xorg multi-card modesetting configuration segmentation fault

Using xorg-x11-server 1.20.1-5.2.el7_6 , I am wondering if I am making a simple configuration error? The following segfaults: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Example" Screen 0 "A" ...
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FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE, probably caused by: ntkrnlmp.exe

My laptop suddenly crashed with the following screen. After reboot I've opened memory.dmp under WinDbg with the following details: Loading Dump File [D:\Debug\MEMORY.DMP] Kernel Bitmap Dump File: ...
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ruby inside vim causes a segfault

Every time I try to run a ruby command from inside vim, I get a segfault. If I try to run :ruby puts 1, for example, vim crashes immediately: $ vim Vim: Caught deadly signal SEGV Vim: Finished. ...
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Seg fault when launching Civ 6 in Steam, Ubuntu 16.04.3

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04.3 (64-bit) and Steam. When trying to launch Civilization 6 I'm getting the following error: GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp changed task to ...
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Error code 0xc0000005 while installing windows 10

Following up the story Moving windows from HDD to SSD (Dualboot Windows 10 + Ubuntu 16) , I tried to install a fresh copy of Windows 10 to my SSD drive. I took 100gb space from Ubuntu and formatted ...
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Updated my latptop cpu from i3 to i7. Experiencing random system hangs and segfaults

I have https://www.amazon.co.uk/Acer-Aspire-V3-771G-17-3-inch-Laptop/dp/B009R15O40 I've upgraded it over the years (bought new 16gb memory, new ssd). Now I realized it's too slow for me, and decided ...
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Wireshark won't launch, Segmentation Fault, Kali Linux

Wireshark won't launch when logged in as root or normal user. I receive segmentation fault in the terminal window every time. Output from the terminal (the same for both root and normal user): root@...
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Unable to enable core dumps (ubuntu/ARM)

I'm struggling to enable core dumps in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (ARM) running on an nVidia Jetson TX1 SBC. I've done all of the usual stuff, including suggestions from here and here. There is plenty of space ...
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Is it possible to catch the instruction that wrote an invalid value into the pc register?

After an instruction, for example, pop {pc} writes an invalid value, say 0, into the pc register, CPU will try to fetch the instruction located at 0, which will usually trigger a segment fault. ...
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Errors with FFMPEG on Ubuntu 16.04 While Using AMERGE: Segmentation Fault, et al

[ffmpeg version info below, as well as OS version info.] I am trying to use the sidechaincompression filter along with the amerge filter in ffmpeg for ducking voiceover audio over an audio bed. ...
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Audio related programs inexplicably segfaulting after reading from urandom

I've been running debian as my main driver os for a few months now, and I've just started having a strange bug with some audio related applications. A system call trace revealed this. ... open("/...
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GCC internal compiler error (segmentation fault in cc1plus) under multiple distributions

I'm trying to compile a software and every time I get this error: c++: internal compiler error: Segmentation fault (program cc1plus) Please submit a full bug report, with preprocessed source if ...
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bash Segfault by infinite recursion

I just noticed that the bash I'm using (4.2.25(1)) isn't protected against infinite function recursion. In such a case a Segfault happens (and the bash process terminates). To check this on your ...
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How to check core dump enabledness status in bash?

$ ulimit unlimited $ sleep 2 && killall -SEGV cat & [1] 11358 $ cat Segmentation fault $ ulimit -c unlimited $ ulimit unlimited $ sleep 2 && killall -SEGV cat & [1] 11462 $ cat ...
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Segmerntation fault when running extundelete on Ubuntu - what to do?

I have a partition raw image on which I am trying to run extundelete to undelete some files from an ext4 filesystem. Unfortunately extundelete exits with a segmentation fault. Is there anything I can ...
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Vim segfaulting for no apparent reason

Vim is occasionally segfaulting on me whilst editing, but it's not at all obvious what is causing it. I'm sure it's some third party plugin I have, but I have no idea which one. How can I track down ...
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Crash without Core dump

First of all: I have core dumps enabled and they work most of the time. So one programm crashes every now and then and generates a core dump. But sometimes it crashes without a core dump. Which is ...
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Continue shell script after external command dumped core

I am making a testing script to compile (via make) and run a bunch of tests. I have a series of cat, grep and sed commands that organizes the results of all the tests nicely, however core-dumps are ...
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Segmentation fault and various problems with package installer

I am using Mint Linux 15 Cinnamon. I want to install some applications using "Software Manager" (mintinstall). But when I start the "Software Manager" I get some of the weird code and at the last it ...
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Bash on Interix causes segfault for any command

What could cause BASH commands to produce a segmentation fault when run from Interix v3.5? BASH was installed as directed by SUA. In experimentation, I've only encountered 'cd' functioning as expected....
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Despotify segfaults when playing song

On my mac I installed despotify using brew install -HEAD despotify when playing a song I get Ouch, I segfaulted. How embarrassing. :-( Abort trap: 6 I have these brew packages installed, I couldn't ...
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CutyCapt Segmentation Fault

I m using cutycapt software to create a screenshot of a site. It works fine, but for some sites I get segmentation fault error. For example, following command will cause the issue: xvfb-run --auto-...
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Why mutt terminates with segmentation error?

I pressed $, in order to sync mailbox, but mutt just quit... In fact mutt dose not quit every time I press $, it only quits sometimes. So how do I figure out the reason why mutt quits? Is this a bug ...
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Compile MakeMKV 1.7.6 - Segmentation Fault

I've previously been able to compile MakeMKV 1.7.5 and older versions, but the latest version (downloaded from http://www.makemkv.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=224) gives me strange segmentation ...
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SVN 1.7.5-1 segmentation fault everywhere

I'm using SVN client on Fedora 17 at work and today it stopped working. Everything I do, even svn only or svn --version or whatever with SVN throws Segmentation fault (core dumped) I've restarted the ...
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GDB debugging tool for linux

I'm executing a pro*c executable in linux and I've got segmentation fault error. But there is no core file dumped. Thus, I want to debug the program using GDB debugging tool. However, I see that it ...
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grep segfaults when passed "-r" and "--exclude-dir" and stdin is a pipe

If I pipe data into grep AND pass the "-r" flag (recurse subdirs) AND pass the "--exclude-dir" flag (e.g. to skip ".git" directories), then it segfaults. If any one of these things is missing, then it'...
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Sudo aptitude search produces bus error

I've got a strange aptitude error while performing search: $ sudo aptitude search pcre Bus error $ sudo aptitude search libpcre Bus error $ sudo aptitude autoclean Bus errorackage lists... 0% What ...
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When does Windows use "The memory could not be 'read'/'written'" or "<application name> has stopped working" for access violations?

What is the difference between the following error messages? The instruction at "<address>" referenced memory at "<address>". The memory could not be "read"/"written". <application ...
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Debugging sigsegv faulting Apache

What's the best way to get meaningful gdb backtraces from Apache server which misbehaves on production? [Tue Aug 02 16:07:12 2011] [notice] child pid 27681 exit signal Segmentation fault (11) It's ...
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Intermittent Xorg crashes under Ubuntu 11.04

Since upgrading Ubuntu yesterday, I've seen several instances where my session has crashed and forced me back to the login screen. A quick peek at the Xorg logs shows a segmentation fault with the ...
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X11 segfaults in official fglrx-driver (ati) on arch linux

Some days ago, I installed ArchLinux on my HP 8200 Elite because it's one of the distros that actually work with my new hardware. Now I wanted to run an Xorg-server which works perfectly using vesa ...
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The Operating System is not generating core dump by default when an application crashes?

I am working on Linux Fedora version :2.6.31.5. I set the prior requirement of core dump size to "unlimit". The problem is whenever an exception happens it is showing the message like Segementaion ...
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Attempted to update to Natty Narhwal (11.04 alpha 3), Power was interrupted

I set up my computer to run the update overnight; my grandmother said it was making a lot of noise so she shut it off. Trouble is, the upgrade didn't finish. Now, Xorg refuses to start; the computer ...
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ssh-agent segmentation fault

I had openssh running just fine on cygwin. But after a recent update of openssh, I start getting the segmentation fault error when starting ssh-agent. Has anyone encountered such behavior and how can ...
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How OS detects memory access violations

How does an operating system (preferably Linux) know that you've accessed a memory location that you're not allowed to? This question was inspired by those damn pointers! The way I see it is: ...
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