Re: Problems with netscape in 2.0.24

Keith Owens (
Tue, 5 Nov 1996 12:11:22 +1100 (EST)

On Mon, 4 Nov 1996, Hocus Pocus wrote:
> wrote
> > I have been seeing netscape dying with "Bus error" in 2.0.24 kernels
> >which are not seen previously by the 2.0 kernel. Could it be the patch
> >to sock.h causing the problem? Thsi happened with all 2.x and 3.x versions
> >of Netscape.
> Though I have not found what's wrong, I can avoid 'Bus error' by
> making Java disabled.

The netscape/java problem is not a linux-kernel problem, it is netscape's
requirement for an old version of libc. See Netscape 3.0 and Java works
fine with 2.0.24 if netscape is pointed at libc 5.0.9.

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