segmentation fault question

R Kimber rkimber at
Fri Jan 19 13:32:08 UTC 2007

On Fri, 19 Jan 2007 11:05:10 +0100
Carsten Aulbert wrote:

> R Kimber wrote:
> > I run Ubuntu 6.06.1, updated, on amd64x2.
> > Today several apps (Mozilla, Bluefish, Pan, Sylpheed) segfaulted
> > and would not start.
> > Rebooting solved the problem.
> Did you reboot after the upgrade or did the segfault appear before the
> first reboot? I had a similar issue some time back when the central
> libc was upgraded. I *think* it had something to do with that, if the
> reboot fixed it, it should be ok again. Usually a reboot is only
> required for a new kernel (and I *think* it's advised after a - major
> - libc upgrade).
> Just my look into the crystal ball.

Thanks.  I don't think it was related to any upgrade issue.  When I
said "updated" I just meant that I had all the latest fixes via

- Richard.
Richard Kimber

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