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Bug 80686 - gfloppy segfaults every time
Summary: gfloppy segfaults every time
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-utils
Version: phoebe
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Blandford
QA Contact: Jay Turner
: 82481 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: 79579
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-29 21:55 UTC by Sean E. Millichamp
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:02 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-01-24 16:12:21 UTC

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Description Sean E. Millichamp 2002-12-29 21:55:14 UTC
Description of problem:
I am testing out Phoebe as a standard user on a fresh install.  I ran "Floppy
Formatter" and it immediately crashed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run "Floppy Formatter" from the Red Hat menu
2. Watch it crash
Actual results:
Application "gfloppy" has crashed due to a fatal error. (Segmentation fault)
Backtrace was generated from '/usr/bin/gfloppy'

(no debugging symbols found)...0x40729bc2 in waitpid ()
   from /lib/i686/
#0  0x40729bc2 in waitpid () from /lib/i686/
#1  0x4007a2e5 in libgnomeui_module_info_get () from /usr/lib/
#2  <signal handler called>
#3  0x42075608 in strcmp () from /lib/i686/
#4  0x0804bfec in main ()
#5  0x42015970 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/i686/

Expected results:
Anything other then a crash.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Warren Togami 2002-12-30 00:28:24 UTC
I installed gnome-utils-debuginfo and saw this text in the terminal when gfloppy

dlopen failed on '' - /lib/i686/ undefined
symbol: ps_get_thread_area
GDB will not be able to debug pthreads.

Comment 2 Warren Togami 2003-01-23 10:25:44 UTC
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 1086173536 (LWP 27370)]
0x42077fe8 in strcmp () from /lib/tls/

Comment 3 Bastien Nocera 2003-01-23 10:33:54 UTC
*** Bug 82481 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Jonathan Blandford 2003-01-24 16:12:21 UTC
The old spec file wasn't installing a schema.  It now is, but you prolly need to
reset the key by doing something like:

gconftool-2 -s /apps/gfloppy/default_fs -t string ext2

There's better error checking filed upstream at:

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