xine / kaffeine core dumps with bus error
brianjohn at fusemail.com
Tue Oct 4 19:35:24 PDT 2005
Brian John wrote:
> David Kirchner wrote:
>> On 10/4/05, Brian John <brianjohn at fusemail.com> wrote:
>>> It probably is. However, I'm not sure how to go about figuring out
>>> which one of these dependencies it is, let alone how to fix it. Could
>>> you help us troubleshoot this? BTW, I used portmanager to upgrade
>>> my ports.
>> I don't know if I can be much help, as I haven't used xine or vlc, or
>> portmanager. What I would do in your case is run 'ktrace -i -d vlc'
>> (along with whatever other arguments) to trace the process and its
>> dependencies, and then run 'kdump' to view the trace (the output will
>> be enormous). You might see something interesting near the end, like a
>> file not found that it was expecting, or it opening a file just prior
>> to dumping core. It may be possible the other programs would have the
>> same last few lines.
>> This is generic advice, I'm afraid, and may not even be valid in this
>> case. But who knows.
> Ok, I sent the logs to you but the list rejected it. I couldn't find
> anything in there that looked useful. Could this possibly have
> something to do with the video card I'm running? I'm running a Radeon
> 9200 SE 256 MB.
> What kind of card are you running?
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Another note: just for the hell of it I installed xine and tried to run
it directly --> it didn't crash! So maybe our problems aren't the same
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