> I pushed an update to the patches onto github last night that seems to
> improve
> stability of the MBARI patches on the x86_64 platform.  Others platforms
> seem to be working
> great, but the x86_64 still has exhibits vexing, very occasional segfaults.
>
> I'll be working on it through this rainy weekend.  If I can see it, I'm
> confident I can (eventually)
> fix it.

I wish I had an easy to reproduce script for it but don't [will keep
my eye out for it, though].
As a note, mine was having problems on 32-bit
ruby 1.8.7 (2009-2-13 MBARI 7/0x8770 on patchlevel 72) [i686-linux]
but that was a slightly older version. I'll update to the latest.
Thanks!
-=r