[CentOS] Re: Segmentation fault YUM

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Mon Sep 17 13:10:22 UTC 2007

umair shakil wrote:
> I can right now define "Segmentation Fault"
> When a process is trying to exceed the memroy location of what allocated 
> to it, we normally face in this case "segmentation fault".

That is not correct. a segfault is when a process will try to access 
memory that its not authorised to, eg. trying to write to memory marked 
read-only is the classic case.

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