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Re: BUG #1678: pw_shadow BUS ERROR

From: "John Hansen" <john(at)geeknet(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "Haluk GUNCER" <halukguncer(at)hotmail(dot)com>,<pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #1678: pw_shadow BUS ERROR
Date: 2005-05-25 04:58:09
Message-ID: 5066E5A966339E42AA04BA10BA706AE50A9329@rodrick.geeknet.com.au (view raw or flat)
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I've seen this before, and that was due to unaligned memory access,
which is not supported on some platforms.

I thought we didn't do unaligned memory access??

... John 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-bugs-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-bugs-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Haluk GUNCER
> Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 1:23 AM
> To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [BUGS] BUG #1678: pw_shadow BUS ERROR
> 
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      1678
> Logged by:          Haluk GUNCER
> Email address:      halukguncer(at)hotmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 7.4 to 8.0.3
> Operating system:   HP-UX B.11.11
> Description:        pw_shadow BUS ERROR
> Details: 
> 
> the system is a high end system used in a major project in 
> TURKEY. HP guys could not figure it out.
> 
>  
> Version 7.3.10 works fine.
> version 7.4.8 ,8.0.0 and 8.0.3 never starts.
> 
> $ /usr/local/pgsql/bin/initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
> 
> The files belonging to this database system will be owned by 
> user "postgres".
> This user must also own the server process.
> 
> The database cluster will be initialized with locale C.
> 
> fixing permissions on existing directory 
> /usr/local/pgsql/data ... ok creating directory 
> /usr/local/pgsql/data/global ... ok creating directory 
> /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_xlog ... ok creating directory 
> /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_xlog/archive_status ... ok creating 
> directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_clog ... ok creating 
> directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_subtrans ... ok creating 
> directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/base ... ok creating 
> directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1 ... ok creating 
> directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_tblspc ... ok selecting 
> default max_connections ... 100 selecting default 
> shared_buffers ... 1000 creating configuration files ... ok 
> creating template1 database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1 
> ... ok initializing pg_shadow ... sh: 2419 Bus 
> error(coredump) child process exited with exit code 138
> initdb: removing contents of data directory "/usr/local/pgsql/data"
> 
> *************************************
> 
> After BUS ERROR semafore remains.
> have to be removed with "ipcrm".
> 
> /home/postgres$ipcs -a | grep post
> m      61447 0x00000001 --rw-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba
>  0   10403840  2419  2419 18:14:36 no-entry 18:14:36
> s     331802 0x00000002 --ra-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba 
>   1
> 7 18:14:36 18:14:36
> s     442395 0x00000003 --ra-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba 
>   1
> 7 18:14:36 18:14:36
> s     401436 0x00000004 --ra-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba 
>   1
> 7 18:14:36 18:14:36
> s     372765 0x00000005 --ra-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba 
>   1
> 7 18:14:36 18:14:36
> s     352286 0x00000006 --ra-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba 
>   1
> 7 18:14:36 18:14:36
> s     352287 0x00000007 --ra-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba 
>   1
> 7 18:14:36 18:14:36
> s     352288 0x00000008 --ra-------  postgres       dba  
> postgres       dba 
>   1
> 7 18:14:36 18:14:36
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