[mythtv] Backtrace: Goom segfaults

Alan Gonzalez alandgonzalez at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 05:01:05 UTC 2005

In the past I've tried to valgrind the code, yet for some reason it
sorta hung my box, in which after running valgrind (which hung on
startup of myth), my system was unstable, in that I could not get a
process listing.  The 'ps' would hang too.  Maybe someone else will
have better luck

On Sun, 20 Feb 2005 16:10:18 -0800, Carl Alexander
<carlalex-mythtv at overlords.com> wrote:
> Yes, that may fix the crash at that point, but the question is *why* is
> it going wrong?  What is the design or implementation inconsistency that
> is causing this? I haven't groked enough of the code to answer that.
> has anyone valgrind'ed the code? Maybe a UMR or a over read is filling
> some of the variables with garbage data.

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