[Centos] Segmentation Fault when using dig, nslookup, host...

Lance Davis lance at uklinux.net
Wed Apr 28 07:56:51 UTC 2004

On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Tom DE BLENDE (GCC) wrote:

> I have setup Centos-3.1 on a Dell Optiplex GX1 this week. It has to 
> replace an old Compaq Deskpro I used as a firewall/router running the no 
> longer supported RedHat 7.1. I have the NAT firewall up and running, and 
> it works OK.
> However, there is one thing bugging me. I cannot use any client software 
> that queries a nameserver. I tried to use "dig", "host" and "nslookup", 
> and they all segfault on me. As all these applications suffer from the 
> same problem, I think it has to be a general problem. Name resolution 
> itself works correct, and other than this I cannot find any real 
> indications of problems.
> On the console I get this message:
> "request_module[net-pf-10]: fork failed errno 1"

Is this with the standard CentOS kernel ???

Because it looks suspicously like the symptom of a non-nptl kernel being 
used ...


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