fork: child -1 - died waiting for longjmp before initialization

Brian Ford Brian.Ford@FlightSafety.com
Mon Aug 8 16:43:00 GMT 2011


On Thu, 4 Aug 2011, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On Aug  4 15:05, Freidin, Alex (Alex) wrote:
> > After search and trial, I found that it's caused by NVIDIA graphics
> > driver for NVS 4200M laptop graphics card. The laptops had version
> > 8.17.12.6696 of the driver installed and after upgrading the driver to
> > the latest from NVIDIA website (ver 8.17.12.7533) the problem was
> > resolved.
>
> This is weird!  Cygwin's not doing anything at the GUI frontier, so
> how can a graphic adapter drive influence Cygwin?!?

Weird, yes.  Unprecedented, unfortunately no:

http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2008-05/msg00019.html

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Brian Ford
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VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
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