[Numpy-discussion] segfault with atlas3-sse2, works with atlas3-sse

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Fri Dec 21 05:26:28 CST 2007


On Dec 21, 2007 9:40 AM, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Dec 20, 2007 9:32 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
> > > > when compiled on Debian, numpy segfaults when used with ATLAS sse2,
> > > > but works when used against ATLAS sse. More information here:
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> > > What is the machine on which you are getting the segfault?  Is it
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> > I don't know which machine the reporter of this bug in Debian uses, but I
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> > Intel Core Duo.
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> > > possible you are trying to run SSE2 instructions on a machine without
> > > SSE2?
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> > the /proc/cpuinfo says:
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> > flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca
> cmov
> > pat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx constant_tsc
> > pni monitor est tm2 xtpr
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> Are you running 32 bits or 64 bits? The Debian versions of ATLAS used to
> encounter illegal instructions on 64 bit Linux on Intel, but ran fine on 32
> bits. You might try compiling your own ATLAS.

My processor is imho 64 bits, but I am running 32 bits Debian.

Yes, it's probably Debian specific problem, but the solution is to
find the bug, and fix it, so that the standard Debian packages work.

Ondrej


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