[mythtv] Mythfrontend crash - Watch Recordings Previeview andTranscode

Christian Hack christianh at edmi.com.au
Fri Mar 5 21:33:39 EST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kenneth Aafl°y" <ke-aa at frisurf.no>
To: "Development of mythtv" <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2004 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv] Mythfrontend crash - Watch Recordings Previeview

On Friday 05 March 2004 23:20, Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:
> On Friday 05 March 2004 18:10, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Friday 05 March 2004 09:34 am, Christian Hack wrote:
> > > Previewing a DVB recording I get the attached stack trace 100% of the
> > > time.
> > >
> > > I notice it doesn't say segfault but rather SIGABRT.
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > > This same recording also gives mythtranscode a lot of grief. It simply
> > > allocates all the memory it can and then bails with an aborted
> > > The second attached backtrace is of that SIGABRT.
> > >
> > > I'm guessing these are the same thing though right?
> >
> > Yeah, same thing.  I've committed a quick bandaid that should stop this
> > from happening, but to fix it properly I would like to see the first
> > or so of the file.
> I wonder if the attached patch will actually aid in catching the biterror
> without the patch committed by Isaac. I've not tested this patch beyond
> compilation on my system, because my backend is busy recording stuff right
> now.
> Here is another version, that i've tested|debugged|pondered apon tonight
> spending the time on freenode.org #mythtv with o_vee. I's working very
> but it  would take a lot of time to download that 50MB file over 128bps,
> if Christian could test this it would be wonderfull, if he (or others)
> reports that it does not work for the same kind of fault, then I better
> downloading the file.

So just apply this to my CVS _before_ Isaac's "bandaid" fix? i.e. what I
currently have in my sandbox (about 18 hours old).

Should only take about an 70-80 minutes to DL over my cable connection, so
if you want to have a go Kenneth, knock yourself out. I can make it a
smaller file (say 20MB) if that would be enough.


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