[mythtv] Ticket #1189: r8820 segfault in EPG with backtrace

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Fri Feb 3 16:21:21 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 11:16 -0500, Gnome42 Gnome42 wrote:
> Ok, I was afraid that might be the case. None of the backtraces I have
> made contain the problematic thread. Is this a case of not using gdb
> properly?
> This is the gdbcommands file I am using with gdb.
> handle SIGPIPE nostop noprint
> handle SIG33 nostop noprint
These two are incorrect. If you get more than one SIG33, you need to
install a glibc with debugging symbols. I don't know why you would
need to ignore SIGPIPE...

It could also be a memory corruption problem. This could mess up
backtraces. If this is the case, run mythfrontend through valgrind...

-- Daniel

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