[CentOS] Re: Segmentation fault YUM

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Tue Sep 18 03:53:34 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 08:40:03AM +0500, umair shakil wrote:
> Dear Karanbir,
> Please can u please explain me that "trying to exceed the memroy" or "try to
> gain the memory not authorized" is there making any difference......

Yes. It necessarily isn't a matter of amount, as implied by "trying to
exceed". It's a matter of *where*. Of course, if you try to exceed the
memory you've allocated, that will often fall outside of the allowed bounds.
And that is indeed a typical reason for this type of crash.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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