Subject: Re: pkgsrc/sysutils/top breaks on alpha
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: the Riz <email@example.com>
Date: 11/19/1997 12:03:30
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Can any alpha guru please have a look at this:
> theta# ./top
> Floating exception (core dumped)
> theta# gdb top top.core
> Core was generated by `top'.
> Program terminated with signal 8, Floating point exception.
> #0 0x120008860 in format_next_process () at machine.c:513
> 513 sprintf(fmt,
I looked into this a few weeks ago, before my time ran short. What I found
was that the kernel value 'hz' on the Alpha returns zero, producing a
divide by zero error when formatting the output string. That's where I
left it, cuz I know little about the kernel.
Jeff Rizzo http://boogers.sf.ca.us/~riz