Subject: Re: /usr/bin/w dumps core on mips
To: None <simonb@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: port-mips
Date: 07/26/2000 00:11:34
In <>
simonb@NetBSD.ORG wrote:

> Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > I notice 1.5_ALPHA /usr/bin/w dumps core on both pmax and newsmips:

> > % ./w
> > 10:24PM  up 20 mins, 2 users, load averages: 0.12, 0.16, 0.19
> > USER   TTY FROM              LOGIN@  IDLE WHAT
> > Segmentation fault (core dumped)

> What are the users logged in?

"tsutsui" is logged in.

> "tsutsui" certainly shouldn't cause
> problems.  What does "print *ep->kp" show (I think that's right)?  The
> ep->kp->p_login field should be properly null terminated in all cases.

print *ep->kp says "Attempt to extract a component of a value
that is not a structure pointer."

Oh, sorry, I did not update my source tree after your
KERN_CONSDEV changes. I'll try with newer sources.
The problem occured only if someone is logged in
from /dev/console...

Izumi Tsutsui