[mythtv] configure did not detect my cpu and now I get "Illegal instruction"

Jason Pyeron jpyeron at pdinc.us
Thu Feb 9 15:49:06 UTC 2006

still not 'detecting'
I am now, confused...

this is centos 4, rpm based install no kernel mods or modules loaded...

[root at localhost mythtv]# svn up
At revision 8908.
[root at localhost mythtv]# make distclean
[root at localhost mythtv]# ./configure

  *** WARNING ***
  Your CPU was not detected properly:
    uname -m: i686
    uname -p: i686
  model name: Mobile Pentium II
       flags: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr

  If you are using a recent CVS checkout,
  please e-mail the above to mythtv-users at mythtv.org
  With the subject "configure did not detect my cpu"

# Basic Settings
Compile type     release
Compiler cache   no
DistCC           no
Install prefix   /usr/local
CPU              x86 (model name        : Mobile Pentium II)
Big Endian       no
MMX enabled      yes
Vector Builtins  no

# Input Support
Joystick menu    yes
lirc support     no
ivtv support     yes
FireWire support no
DVB support      no [/usr/src/linux-2.6.9-22.0.2.EL/include]

# Sound Output Support
OSS support      yes
ALSA support     yes
aRts support     no
JACK support     no

# Video Output Support
x11 support      yes
xrandr support   yes
xv support       yes
XvMC support     no
XvMC VLD support no
OpenGL vsync     no
DirectFB         no

Creating config.mak and config.h
config.h is unchanged


On Thu, 9 Feb 2006, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:

> On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 21:45 -0500, Jason Pyeron wrote:
>> but now that the compile is finished, I get:
>> [root at localhost database]# mythtv-setup -display --geometry 800x600+50+50
>> 2006-02-08 21:44:00.289 Overriding GUI, width=800, height=600 at 50,50
>> 2006-02-08 21:44:00.322 New DB connection, total: 1
>> Illegal instruction
> I've added your CPU to the list, but it shouldn't matter for your CPU.
> It has both MMX and CMOV. My only recommendation is that you do a
> 'svn update', 'make distclean', './configure', and then recompile
> and install again. If that doesn't fix it, run in gdb and find out
> where the illegal instruction is.
> -- Daniel
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