LFS 6.2. Ch6.9 Glibc-2.3.6 error during make check (system halted)

Rainer Peter Feller Rainer-Peter.Feller at physik.uni-hamburg.de
Fri Aug 18 02:07:05 PDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 10:39 +0200, Danny wrote:
> Hi
> After almost succeeding with my previous built (6.1.1) I thought I start 
> over with 6.2. (System PII, 350MHz, 96Mb)
> Everything went well in chapter 5 (although I didn't test as recommended).
> Today I entered:
> make -k check 2>&1 | tee glibc-check-log
> and after some time the system halted here:
> make[2]: Leaving directory '/sources/glibc-2.3.6/elf'
> scripts/check-c++-types.sh scripts/data/c++-types-i386-linux-gnu.data 
> g++ -O2 -Wall -Winline -Wwrite-strings -g -mpreferred-stack-boundery=2 
> -Iinclude -I. -I/sources/glibc-build -Ilibio -Inptl 
> -I/sources/glibc-build -Isysdeps/i386/elf -Ilibidn/sysdeps/unix 
> -Inptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/i686 
> -Inptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386 ... sorry have to type everything, I 
> hope I can skip a bit ...
> -Isysdeps/ieee754 -Isysdeps/generic/elf -Isysdeps/generic 
> -D_LIBC_REENTRANT -D_LIBC_REENTRANT -include include/libc-symbols.h
>           > /sources/glibc-build/c++-types-check.out
> make[1]: Target 'check' not remade because of errors.
> make[1]: Leaving directory '/sources/glibc-2.3.6'
> make: *** [check] Error 2
> As said before, the system has halted so I am wondering what I can do 
> after a reboot to prevent this from happening again.
> Thanx for advice in advance

This is fascinating/ugly
Just a shoot into the blue sky:
you might have run out of memory and somehow the kernel was affected by
this, so your system halted ...
or a bad block in your swap prevent your system from running stable ...

CUH Rainer Peter Feller

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