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Error: FATAL ERROR Segmentation Violation

Error Message

The following error occurs when starting ArcInfo:

Error:   
FATAL ERROR
Segmentation Violation

Cause

There may be syntax or typographic errors in the license file, such as a missing underscore or secondary encryption string in a FEATURE line.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Compare the license file with the license file received from ESRI.
  2. Make sure you have the proper syntax.
    Example: missing underscore (vendor_info):
    Incorrect:
    Code:
    FEATURE ARC/INFO ESRI 8.01 01-jan-00 1 3BFF602151F669CB9349 vendor info="8CDZFL7B5R6G6RH9L023" ck=15
    Correct:
    Code:
    FEATURE ARC/INFO ESRI 8.01 01-jan-00 1 3BFF602151F669CB9349 vendor_info="8CDZFL7B5R6G6RH9L023" ck=15
    Example: missing secondary encryption string:
    Incorrect:
    Code:
    FEATURE ARC/INFO ESRI 8.01 01-jan-00 1 3BFF602151F669CB9349 vendor_info="" ck=15
    Correct:
    Code:
    FEATURE ARC/INFO ESRI 8.01 01-jan-00 1 3BFF602151F669CB9349 vendor_info="8CDZFL7B5R6G6RH9L023" ck=15
  3. Stop and start the license manager.
    Windows: See: How To: Stop or Start the Arcinfo License Manager on Windows