Subject: Re: Squid on Alpha blows up..
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/03/1999 12:24:28
On Wed, 3 Mar 1999 12:07:00 -0800 (PST)
Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Well, a NetBSD/alpha process will get SIGBUS'd if it does other SIGBUS'able
> > access :-) i.e. accessing a nonexistent (vs. unmapped) memory location.
> Shouldn't that be a SIGSEGV?
If the process accesses an address that is unmapped, it gets a SIGSEGV.
If the process accesses an address that is mapped, but is non-existent (i.e.
there is no underlying memory, device, etc.), then it gets a SIGBUS.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>