Subject: Re: pthread problem on MP system - is this the known issue?
To: Jeff Rizzo <>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/29/2003 07:14:25
I wrote:

> Jeff Rizzo <> writes:
>> 0x48081d93 in pthread__switch_away () from /usr/lib/
> For what it's worth, I'm seeing core dumps with both pthreads-using
> applications I use (xmms and Mozilla) in this spot, on a uniprocessor
> system.  (Well, it's actually a dual-CPU box, but the kernel only
> supports one of them.)  This system was running well with a complete
> (kernel, userland and packages) environment CVS-ed Friday morning EU
> time, but fails after updating again today, Monday morning.
> Installing the new introduced the behaviour, and
> completely rebuilding everything that used it (including all
> supporting libraries &c) did not help.

It was a dependency problem.  'make cleandir' in lib/libpthread/,
followed by 'make dependall' and 'make install' fixed it.

Tom Ivar Helbekkmo, Senior System Administrator, EUnet Norway  T: +47-22092958 M: +47-93013940 F: +47-22092901