Subject: SIGBUS and SIGSEGV - help
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: VaX#n8 <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/12/1995 03:32:37
Steven's book defines SIGBUS as being generated due to an
"implementation-defined" hardware fault.

Can someone please enumerate the faults which can cause a SIGBUS under
NetBSD, particularly the i386 port?  Does access to a protected page give

I have a research project which is giving a SIGBUS in malloc(), and I'm
trying to track down why.  (I have wrapped sbrk(), which is undoubtedly
related to the problem).  To be specific, line 195 of malloc.c.
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