Subject: Re: i386 build problem
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/14/2005 09:40:50
In message <>, Matthias Scheler writes:

>2.) If the compiler dies at random locations your hardware is probably
>    faulty. In my experience random GCC segfaults are definte sign
>    for broken memory.

Indeed.  In fact, if I google for

	gcc "signal 11"

the first response talks about hardware problems.  See for more info.

If you have an i386, I strongly suggest running memtest.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,