Floating Point Exception with the Nagios binary


Noon people.

Anyone recognise this?

nagios:/usr/local/nagios# bin/nagios -v /usr/local/nagios/etc/nagios.cfg
Floating point exception

nagios:/usr/local/nagios/bin# ./nagios
Floating point exception

It seems I cant use the binary on any purpose, and all I get is this Floating Point Exception.
The only thing I’ve done is to install Nagios through the ‘Ubuntu Quickstart Guide’.

I tried installing it on a different physical server, still the same error at the same point.
Anyone got a clue?

I’m just running the localhost.cfg right now in debuggingpurposes wich is standard.

PS. nagios.cfg following beneath .DS

Best Regards
Lars Engstr


Splendid, got it working again.

Ofcourse, the problem was with me messing everything up.
I copied the whole /usr/local/nagios directory from my dev-machine straight off, instead of just copying the /usr/local/nagios/etc folder, wich I thought I did.

All good, thank you in advance. :slight_smile:

Best Regards


For those who stumble upon this thread through Google and who’re having the same kind of trouble, the same goes for the basic plugins (Those who needs to be compiled) - they’ll all give a " (Return code of 136 is out of bounds) " if a “Floating Point Exception” occurs, hence why nothing gets found on google if you’re searching for the 136th error code.

Best of luck!