Christian Ehrhardt christian.ehrhardt at
Wed Jun 15 15:47:37 UTC 2016

Hi Tyler,
when an appliaction is crashing it should leave a .crash file in /var/crash
which stores debugging information.
Base on that you can automatically report a bug that has most of the info
to start with.
See for more.

If you want to look into it more yourself I'd recommend starting with

Kind regards,

Christian Ehrhardt
Software Engineer, Ubuntu Server
Canonical Ltd

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 3:55 PM, Tyler Petersen <tpetersen at>

> Hi everyone,
> We are currently experiencing some odd issues on our ubuntu servers
> (14.04). We
> keep seeing segfault messages for mdadm but we are not sure if they are a
> bug or
> a real problem. The servers are two completely different physical boxes.
> Both
> are running the 3.13.0-88-generic kernal and mdadm version
> 3.2.5-5ubuntu4.3.
> Here are the two most common errors we see: "[2201076.898901]
> mdadm[17298]:
> segfault at 8 ip 00007f3445891d16 sp 00007ffc2cd425f8 error 4 in
>[7f3445807000+1c0000]" and "[39304.894195] mdadm[17613]:
> segfault at
> 0 ip 00007fb29477cd16 sp 00007ffe8ce211d8 error 4 in
>[7fb2946f2000+1c0000]". Any help or advice would be greatly
> apperciated.
> Thanks,
> Tyler
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