Segmentation fault at boot

Chris Lingard chris at
Sat Oct 19 05:13:26 PDT 2002

Simon Comeau Martel wrote:

> My LFS 3.3 system worked well for long times, but since a couple of day, I
> get a segmentation fault at boot!  Anyone have an idea where the problem
> come from?  By chance, I think that is not a big issue; I didn't saw any
> consequence; everyting still work like a charm! (Except the error at boot
> time...)
> (And no, nothing in /etc/rc.d/init.d have been modified recently)
> root:~# /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S10sysklogd start
> Starting system log daemon...                    Already running     [
> ATTN ] Starting kernel log daemon...
> /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S10sysklogd: line 17:  1923 Segmentation fault     

You need to check why it thinks that the system log is already running.
It suggests that your scripts are not shutting down correctly and
that /var/run/ is still set.  You could boot into single
user mode and see if this happens.

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