Subject: Re: segmentation fault at startup
To: None <>
From: Colin Wood <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 04/04/1999 13:14:05
ed wrote:
> i am trying to get netbsd to run on my centris 610.  when i start up i
> get
> root file system type:  ffs
> enter pathname of shell or enter for sh: Apr  4 07:48:08 init: fatal
> signal: segmentation fault
> swapctl: adding /dev/sd0b as swap device priority 0
> /dev/sd0a: file system not clean: please fsck(8)
> any help would be greatly appreciated.
> if more info is needed just ask.

do you have an 'LC040 or a full '040 processor?  if it's the former, that
me be what's causing the problem.  there is a known bug in the
floating-point emulation for that processor which causes somewhat frequent
(and somewhat random) segfaults.  unfortunately, i don't think anyone
really knows what's going on well enough to fix it at the moment :-(

however, if you have a full '040, then i'm not too sure what's going on
unless you've got some corrupted binaries.  were there any errors on the