Segfault for varnishtop running latest Varnish on Ubuntu 10.10

David Murphy david at
Wed Feb 9 13:47:46 CET 2011

I managed to fix this.

I removed my Varnish install

apt-get remove varnish

replaced "deb maverick
varnish-2.1" with "deb
maverick-proposed restricted main multiverse universe"  in source.list

apt-get update
apt-get install varnish

varnishtop now seems to be working fine on 32bit, (am now using
varnish_2.1.3-7ubuntu0.1_i386.deb and

Best, David

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 11:29 PM, David Murphy <david at> wrote:
> Hello
> I've installed (as of 8th Feb 2011) the latest Varnish on my 32bit
> Ubuntu 10.10 (macbook pro) using following:
> curl | apt-key add -
> echo "deb $(lsb_release -s -c)
> varnish-2.1" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
> apt-get update
> apt-get install varnish
> Varnish runs fine but when I run
> varnishtop -i rxurl
> I get a segfault as soon as I load a web page to pass data through Varnish.
> I've checked numerous threads and got the impression that this issue
> was fixed (I recall having the same problem on Ubunutu 6 months ago) -
> any way I can solve this?
> Thanks, David

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