gcc segfaults when compiling kernel
terraformers at gmail.com
Thu May 25 16:07:26 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 22:49 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 02:16:17 +0200,
> Lars G <terraformers at gmail.com> wrote:
> > somehow gcc segfaults randomly when i try to recompile the kernel.
> > it's on an x86 athlon-xp nforce2 machine, which worked ok before.
> > the error message is:
> > ...
> > CC drivers/ide/ide.o
> > drivers/ide/ide.c: In function ‘ide_hwif_release_regions’:
> > drivers/ide/ide.c:448: internal compiler error: Segmentation fault
> > Please submit a full bug report,
> > with preprocessed source if appropriate.
> > See <URL:http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla> for instructions.
> > The bug is not reproducible, so it is likely a hardware or OS problem.
> > make: *** [drivers/ide/ide.o] Error 1
> > make: *** [drivers/ide] Error 2
> > make: *** [drivers] Error 2
> > it occurs every time i try, on different parts of the code.
> > have tried older versions of gcc and glibc, but this doesn't fix it for
> > me.
> This sounds like a hardware problem. The last time I saw symptoms like
> this my CPU fan had failed.
> You should probably take a look to make sure your hardware is running at
> reasonable tempatures, and if that doesn't turn up anything you should
> probably check your memory.
it was indeed an hardware problem.
clocked the (a little bit tuned) fsb down a notch, and now all is ok
thanks for helping!
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