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Re: Question Run aborted: is a ROOT problem? (Maria Lucia)
Date: 22 Sep, 2005
From: Guy Barrand <Guy Barrand>

 Hello Maria

 Let me try to help anyway since you received no answer up so fare...

> My simulation should create a ROOT file as output.

  Bad luck.

> After running some hours, it aborts.

  Really ?

> This are the error messages:

>  *** Break *** segmentation violation
>  Generating stack trace...
>  0x407d74c7 in G__call_cppfunc + 0x2ba from /usr/local/cern/root/lib/
> .... bla bla, beurk, bla bla....
> 0x4010f06d in TApplication::Run(bool) + 0x37 from /usr/local/cern/root/lib/
> 0x4124c672 in TRint::Run(bool) + 0x380 from /usr/local/cern/root/lib/
> 0x08048e34 in main + 0x90 from /usr/local/cern/root/bin/root.exe
> 0x4138a970 in __libc_start_main + 0xf0 from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/
> 0x08048d01 in TApplicationImp::ShowMembers(TMemberInspector&, char*) + 0x39 from /usr/local/cern/root/bin/root.exe

> Can someone tell me what does it means?

  Yes ; you are in a mess. But don't worry, you are not alone.

> What's the promblem?

  No comment.

  Ok, stop joking ; you have the nasty problem of using two big softwares, then
the upper traceback may be a hell to debug. But in this particular case (crash in CINT)
it seems to be a T-problem ; probably something wrong in a CINT script. It seems
that the interpreter is unable to find some outside compiled code. Perhaps a crash in some
of your end-of-job CINT script ? 
 Else the crash seems to happen after hours (which is anyway a pain ; whatever 
the software used), then check the (expected) file size and available space
on your disk.... Else you may have a memory leak problem ; check that your "new"
have their pending "delete". (Use "top" to see if your job consume memory).
Verify also your .rootrc for fancy plugins. Are you using some threading ? etc, etc, etc...
Can't say more, but the best is definitely to try to get help at ; the ball
seems to be for the other camp. Browse for example the (hundred) of bug reports around cint.

 Else you can plan to jump in a train for CERN with your computer, they have a
workshop next week...


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