[Mauiusers] Maui bug buffer overrun

Douglas Wightman wightman at clusterresources.com
Thu Apr 10 14:47:55 MDT 2008


Going over the thread you reference it appears as though there was a
request by Dave that the patch be tweaked to utilize the MUSNPrintF()
function found in Maui.  Has this been done?  We'd love to integrate
your patch but we'd like to stick to Maui'isms.

Thanks!

- Douglas

On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 23:07 +0200, Bas van der Vlies wrote:
> 
> On Apr 9, 2008, at 5:21 PM, Miguel Ros wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I had some problems with a Linux x86_64 fedora core 8: Maui
> > was crashing with SIGSEGV from time to time and showq was
> > not responding correctly
> > 
> > There are a lot of buffer overrun problems in Maui that are not
> > solved
> > yet in the official release:
> > 
> > http://www.clusterresources.com/pipermail/mauiusers/2005-September/001724.html
> > 
> > I have attached a patch file for Maui 3.2.6p19 - 3.2.6p20, I hope
> > that it will be applied to the official release
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Miguel
> > <sprintf_bug.patch><ATT00001.txt>
> 
> 
> Thanks for the patch, maybe we must setup a repository where we
> collect the patches. Because there is lately no response when people
> submit patches for maui.  
> 
> 
> I also reported that maui crashed when i lot of jobs where submitted
> and i promise that it will be fixed,  see thread:
>  *   [Mauiusers] maui crashes with segv (version 3.2.6.p16) (2006)
> 
> 
> and i added some explanation (also from the thread):
> {{{
> I have adjusted the MAX_MHBUF parameter in msched.h to a higher value.
> No it did not crash, but it is still possible not to find a free job
> hash table slot.  IF you allow more jobs then to have also increase
> this
> parameter.
> 
> /* HvB */
> /*
> #define MAX_MHBUF           768
> */
> #define MAX_MHBUF          4000
> 
> }}}
> 
> 
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> 
> --
> Bas van der Vlies
> basv at sara.nl
> 
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