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RE: 'fhandler_dev_zero::fixup_mmap_after_fork' problems.
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 17:31:42 +0100
- Subject: RE: 'fhandler_dev_zero::fixup_mmap_after_fork' problems.
On 17 October 2006 13:17, Simon Mullis wrote:
> I've been a happy Cygwin user for a years now with no issue. Recently
> (last few months) I've started having many problems with a variety of
What did you install just before it all went wrong?
> Because of the number of apps with which I have an issue I
> suspect it might be an issue with the cygwin DLL and memory allocation
> after forking.
Well, that plus all the references to memory allocation and forking in the
> I've spent a fair amount of time Googling for a solution and although
> I've found a number of people with a similar issue I've not found
> anything yet.
> So my questions:
> - Is this the right group to ask this in?
> - Is this a known issue?
It's a common failure mode but there can be numerous disparate underlying
> - Is it my environment? I've tried a complete re-install with no
> change. I've tried recent CVS builds of the cygwin DLL with no luck.
> - Is it related to my system? (Thinkpad T43 with 2GB RAM, Windows XP Pro
> - I've also tried adding the reg key heap_chunk_in_mb
> (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin) (as a DWORD).
> tried setting this to 256, 512 and 768 MB. No success here either.
> - No amount of 'rebase'-ing seems to have helped either.
> Any pointers, comments or suggestion would be really, really appreciated.
This is the point at which I usually say ...
" Disable the "Logitech Process Monitor" service associated with your webcam?
Uninstall Agnitum Outpost? Disable McAffee's buffer overflow protection
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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