[mythtv-users] Segmentation fault when running mythfrontend
da5id2001 at SpaceServices.net
Wed Sep 26 02:33:38 UTC 2007
On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 09:20:54 -0700
Azmat <azmat.hussain at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some more info. The frontend crashes right when I start it up. I see
> the messages that Myth is loading and scaling the theme images, but
> then it quickly dies. Here are the errors:
> $ mythfrontend
> 2007-09-24 08:03:10.827 Using runtime prefix = /usr/local
> 2007-09-24 08:03:11.877 Database Hostname: filmfreak.arkham.net
> 2007-09-24 08:03:12.131 DPMS is disabled.
> 2007-09-24 08:03:12.503 New DB connection, total: 1
> 2007-09-24 08:03:12.549 Connected to database 'mythconverg' at host:
> 2007-09-24 08:03:12.551 Total desktop dim: 800x600, with 1 screen[s].
> 2007-09-24 08:03:12.586 Using screen 0, 800x600 at 0,0
> 2007-09-24 08:03:12.648 Current Schema Version: 1199
> 2007-09-24 08:03:12.650 mythfrontend version: 0.21.20070910-2
> www.mythtv.org 2007-09-24 08:03:12.650 Enabled verbose msgs:
> important general 2007-09-24 08:03:14.422 Total desktop dim: 800x600,
> with 1 screen[s]. 2007-09-24 08:03:14.424 Using screen 0, 800x600 at
> 0,0 2007-09-24 08:03:14.460 Switching to wide mode (blootube-wide)
> 2007-09-24 08:03:14.615 Using the OpenGL painter
> mythtv: could not connect to socket
> mythtv: Connection refused
> 2007-09-24 08:03:14.645 lirc_init failed for mythtv, see preceding
> messages 2007-09-24 08:03:14.645 Joystick disabled.
> 2007-09-24 08:03:16.240 Loading from:
> 2007-09-24 08:03:16.286 Loading from:
> 2007-09-24 08:03:16.583 Registering Internal as a media playback
> plugin. 2007-09-24 08:03:17.308 MonitorRegisterExtensions(0x100,
> gif,jpg,png) Segmentation fault
Not sure if it helps, but I was getting seg faults when updating to
0.20.2 svn 14498, when I finally got a chance to run it through gdb, it
appeared to be a libpng issue. I recompiled libpng, and all was well.
(Note: I use Gentoo).
> One thing to note is that I did get my frontend working when I first
> upgraded to 0.20.2. With that build I ended up setting my frontend
> gui's resolution to 800x600. I only started seeing the seg fault
> after rebooting the machine. Could this be the problem? Is there
> some way to reset the frontend gui to the default settings without
> going through the gui?
> Thanks again.
> On 9/24/07, Justin The Cynical <cynical at penguinness.org> wrote:
> > Azmat wrote:
> > > My apologies. I'm running on an FC5 system (kernel ver
> > > 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5).
> > >
> > > When I compiled my mythtv source I used the following
> > > configuration: configure --enable-xvmc-opengl --enable-proc-opt
> > > --enable-firewire --enable-lirc --enable-opengl-video
> > > --xvmc-lib=XvMCNVIDIA --enable-opengl-vsync --enable-xvmc-vld
> > I'd try removing --enable-opengl-video.
> > Last time I tried that, performance was terrible. Granted, that was
> > some time ago, but IIRC, that particular video rendering method is
> > not really ready for usage yet.
> > I could be wrong, and I'm sure if I am, others who are using it
> > successfully will correct me. :-)
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