segmentation fault


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segmentation fault

An error in which a running Unix program attempts to access memory not allocated to it and terminates with a segmentation violation error and usually a core dump.
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Phoronix reports AMD provided them with a new Ryzen 7 1800X CPU and that this chip has refused to crash, even when running a "kill Ryzen" script that would previously deliberately create a compiler segmentation fault.
In early June, Ryzen users running Linux began reporting segmentation faults when running multiple concurrent compilation workloads using multiple different versions of GCC.
And, you get rid of segmentation faults or stack overflow bugs," said Dave Hofert, Group Marketing Manager for the JavaSE, Java Embedded and Java Real-Time products at Sun Microsystems.