[Mauiusers] maui crash

Andrew J Caird acaird at umich.edu
Tue Oct 11 12:56:43 MDT 2005

That explains why I didn't see it repeatedly; I was testing reservation 
based charging at the time.  I gave up when it didn't seem to work, but 
I'll try again when I get the latest snapshot installed.

Is there an announcement list for snapshot releases?  I don't seem to hear 
when they come out.  Also, is there a list of changes from snapshot to 


On Tue, 11 Oct 2005, Dave Jackson wrote:

> Andrew,
>  Maui had no support for reservation based charging with Gold.  The
> failure you saw should only occur when a reservation completes which has
> one or more accountable credentials associated with it.  The new changes
> are complete and are going through regression testing now.  Thanks for
> finding it and please let us know if you see anything further.
> Thanks,
> Dave
> On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 13:12 -0400, Andrew J Caird wrote:
>> Dave,
>> Thanks.  I hope you aren't rushing for me; like I said, I've only seen it
>> a couple times (and was lucky, as it turns out, to get one of them in the
>> debugger).
>> Best,
>> --andy
>> On Tue, 11 Oct 2005, Dave Jackson wrote:
>>> Andrew,
>>>  This looks like a pure bug.  We are fixing it now.  We hope to have a
>>> snapshot available within the hour.
>>> Dave
>>> On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 10:06 -0400, Andrew J Caird wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I'm seeing a crash in maui (v3.2.6p14-snap.1126543721) with accounting
>>>> enabled.  I haven't tried to debug it too much, but the crash looks
>>>> like:
>>>> (gdb) run -d
>>>>          Keeping /usr/local/maui-3.2.6p14-snap/sbin/maui...
>>>> Starting program: /usr/local/maui-3.2.6p14-snap/sbin/maui -d
>>>> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
>>>> 0x00000000400f11f4 in MXMLDestroyE (EP=0x7fbfff2dc8) at MXML.c:320
>>>> 320           if (E->C[index] == NULL)
>>>> (gdb) where
>>>> #0  0x00000000400f11f4 in MXMLDestroyE (EP=0x7fbfff2dc8) at MXML.c:320
>>>> #1  0x000000004003fe44 in MAMAllocRDebit (AM=0x40848440, R=0x42c51040,
>>>> RIndex=0x7fbfff501c, ErrMsg=0x0)
>>>>      at MAM.c:977
>>>> #2  0x000000004005369d in MResChargeAllocation (RS=0x42c51040, Mode=2)
>>>> at MRes.c:3820
>>>> #3  0x00000000400564b4 in MResDestroy (RP=0x7fbfff5528) at MRes.c:5075
>>>> #4  0x0000000040054e90 in MResCheckStatus (SR=0x0) at MRes.c:4535
>>>> #5  0x00000000400035c0 in main (ArgC=2, ArgV=0x7fbffff648) at
>>>> Server.c:204
>>>> #6  0x0000002a957ea087 in __libc_start_main () from /lib64/libc.so.6
>>>> #7  0x0000000040002d3a in _start ()
>>>> (gdb) quit
>>>> If I comment out my AMCFG line:
>>>>       AMCFG[bank] TYPE=GOLD HOST=bank-host PORT=7112
>>>> maui seems to run just fine; if I then stop maui and uncomment that
>>>> line, maui continues to run just fine.  This has only happened twice,
>>>> so it looks like some sort of job is causing a problem between maui and
>>>> Gold.

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