Re: [Re: gcc: internal compiler error: program cc1 got fatal signal 11]

From: Riley Williams (rhw@MemAlpha.CX)
Date: Sun Jul 01 2001 - 19:00:04 EST


>> Some time ago I installed Linux (Redhat 6.0) on my pc (Cx486 8M
>> RAM) and gcc had a lot of signal 11 (a couple every hour) I was
>> upgrading the kernel every time there was a new kernel and from
>> 2.2.12(or 14) no more signal 11 (very rare) Is this still a
>> hardware problem ? Was a bug in kernel ?

>> I think the last answer is more obvious.(or the gcc had a bug
>> and the kernel -- a workaround).

> Most likely is that your *hardware* had a bug and the new kernel
> a workaround (this is quite common), but without more detail it
> is very hard to know.

Wasn't 2.2.12 the kernel that included the `lock halt` bug patch?

Best wishes from Riley.

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