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Re: 'fhandler_dev_zero::fixup_mmap_after_fork' problems.
FYI - I removed all traces of Logitech Web Cam related stuff and -
surprise, surprise - all now works....
On 10/18/06, Simon Mullis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Many thanks for your comments....
On 10/17/06, Dave Korn <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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
> > apps.
> What did you install just before it all went wrong?
It's a new laptop... I assumed that this was an issue purely with
Cygwin or my base OS and not related to either the Windows apps I have
or the hardware spec of the system. I agree this is a good place to
> > 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
> error messages!
Haha - fair enough!
> > 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
> > SP2).
> > - I've also tried adding the reg key heap_chunk_in_mb
> > (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin) (as a DWORD).
> > I've
> > 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
> feature? "
I'll start "turning stuff off" and see where I get. I'll report any
success back to this group.
> Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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