Summary: yast2 crashes on startup with floating point exception
when logged in via ssh.
Product: openSUSE 11.2
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.2
Priority: P5 - None
Found By: ---
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US;
rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20091221 Firefox/3.5.7
I am on a remote computer. I connect to the openSUSE machine with ssh, try to
run yast2, and it crashes on startup.
local_machine:~ $ ssh openSUSE_machine -l root
Last login: Tue Feb 2 20:09:29 2010 from local_machine.dom.tld
Have a lot of fun...
openSUSE_machine:~ # yast2
/sbin/yast2: line 454: 12999 Floating point exception$y2ccbin $Y2UI_ARGS "$@"
I believe the failure is related to the X server on local_machine. In the
example above, local_machine is a macbook running OSX 10.6.2 and XQuartz 2.3.4.
If I connect to the openSUSE machine with ssh from my neighbor's linux box,
then yast does not crash. However, I have no problem running any other X
program using the macbook -- it is ONLY yast that crashes.
So basically, something seems to be wrong with yast that is exposed by the
Thank you for your attention, and thank you for writing such amazingly cool
Steps to Reproduce:
See details above.
yast crashes on startup.
yast should not crash on startup.
Presumably the details above are enough. If not, I will supply any thing
needed, such as logs etc. This is reproducible.
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