Subject: Re: vipw AND gzip problems?
To: Geoff Wing <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/28/2003 05:00:12
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On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 05:59:22PM +1000, Geoff Wing wrote:
> Sean Davis <> typed:
> :I haven't been able to track down the source of either problem, but both
> :gzip and vipw are having issues in -current as of Mon Aug 25.
> The problem is in the RLIMIT_STACK resource setting in pw_init().  Remove
> that and everything works.  I'm guessing the real cause is USE_TOPDOWN_VM
> not interacting with stack limit properly.

eros# limit
cputime         unlimited
filesize        unlimited
datasize        131072 kbytes
stacksize       2048 kbytes
coredumpsize    unlimited
memoryuse       380848 kbytes
descriptors     64=20
memorylocked    126949 kbytes
maxproc         160=20
eros# unlimit
eros# vipw
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
eros# gdb =17hich vipw vipw.core
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
eros# gdb
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I'm going to remove USE_TOPDOWN_VM from my kernel and see if that fixes

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