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Perl issues. Seg Faults

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by wired420, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. wired420

    wired420 Active Member

    Nov 17, 2005
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    So if I even try to pull the perl version as a regular user it seg faults and core dumps on a mostly default install. NOTHING has been done to perl. Besides activating CSF firewall. The server is just CentOS 5.8 x64 with a default cPanel install.

    root@someserver [/etc]# perl --version
    This is perl, v5.8.8 built for x86_64-linux
    Copyright 1987-2006, Larry Wall
    Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or the
    GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source kit.
    Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
    this system using "man perl" or "perldoc perl".  If you have access to the
    Internet, point your browser at, the Perl Home Page.
    wired@someserver [~]# perl --version
    Segmentation fault (core dumped)
    Any ideas on what might be wrong here? Or is this just another thing intended that has me about a hair away from moving away from cPanel and going to a competitor or doing completely away with a control panel all together.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    This can happen when the following option is enabled:

    "WHM Home » Security Center » Shell Fork Bomb Protection"

    This option can be disabled, or the limits can be edited manually. The following directory contains the shell fork bomb protection templates:

    Thank you.
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