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AR# 8091

2.1i Design Manager - Hang / Segmentation Fault on Solaris 2.7 (SunOS 5.7) from Service Pack 2 environment


Keywords: design manager, seg fault, hang, service pack 2

2.1i_sp2 Design Manager will either hang or seg fault, producing the
following msg:

Segmentation fault (core dumped)

on Solaris 2.7 (SunOS 5.7) environment, but will boot up when invoked
from a Solaris 2.6 (SunOS 5.6) machine.


NOTE: This issue does not seem to be occurring on all systems

Solaris machines that are being upgraded with patches for Y2k
compliance ( from Solaris 2.6 -> Solaris 2.7), are in certain cases
experiencing the Segmentation Fault described above.

This issue is addressed by installing the SP3 release (or higher), available at:


For additional debugging hints (or if the above does not apply),
please reference (Xilinx Solution 1997)
AR# 8091
Date Created 11/17/1999
Last Updated 04/27/2006
Status Archive
Type General Article