Re: Dumb question: Why are exceptions such as SIGSEGV not logged
From: Ihar 'Philips' Filipau
Date: Sun Aug 17 2003 - 07:45:55 EST
Doug McNaught wrote:
You can still DoS by forking repeatedly and having the child die with
We had a problems with synchronization between CPU and memory.
But the problem was showing up us random crashes of applications with
SIGSEGV and (rarely) SIGILL.
But still to prove bug is not in Linux kernel and not in software we
have killed three weeks, just to find out that Motorola has forgotten to
publish one errata for their CPU.
Probably to have an option to log this kind of signals would be
useful. Because just blindly killing applications - is not correct too.
I will vote for 'if unhandled -> log it' ;-)
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