[mythtv] Mythfrontend dies (backtrace attached)

Jon Whitear mythtv at whitear.org
Wed Mar 17 20:45:16 EST 2004


Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately I don't think that's the cause of my
problem. To be honest, I don't know what PaX is - I certainly haven't
enabled it in my kernel (unless it's a default thing) and chpax/paxctl are
unknown commands on my system. Dmesg doesn't show anything new after a



> On Thu, 18 Mar 2004 08:37:46 +1100 (EST), "Jon Whitear"
> <mythtv at whitear.org> said:
>> Program terminated with signal SIGKILL, Killed. The program no
>> longer exists.
> This is a long shot, and probably wrong, but you're not using a kernel
> with PaX enabled, are you?  This looks very much like what happens on my
> PaX-enabled system if I forget to use chpax/paxctl to change the flags on
> the myth* executables - they violate one or another of the protections
> put in place by PaX, and are killed.  Try looking at the output of dmesg
> right after a crash to see if this is what's happening.
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