[uClinux-dev] Apparent memory corruption using ColdFire 5272

Stuart MacDonald stuartm at connecttech.com
Sun Mar 23 15:33:15 EST 2003


From: "Ed Orchard" <edorchard at yahoo.com>
> I've got some code that runs several tasks by means of vfork(). If I add
> some trivial code it now crashes or behaves strangely. Elsewhere in
another
> task with a few lines of code added that task stops responding - even
though
> those lines of code are not used. It looks like a memory corruption
problem
> so I have doubled the stack size to no avail. Can anyone tell me how to
find
> out what's going on? I have plenty of embedded experience but am fairly
new
> to Linux so am not familiar with the tools available to me - so don't be
> afraid to state the obvious :-). Many thanks.

First thing you can do is provide a better description of the problem:
what hardware? what's the exact code having problems? what have you
already tried/looked for/read/searched on the net? It's rarely bad to
have too much detail when asking for help.

..Stu





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