[mythtv] Debugging mythfrontend

Nava Whiteford N.E.Whiteford at soton.ac.uk
Sat Feb 25 17:37:43 UTC 2006

Also, I've tried running the debug version then using Ctrl-C to kill it and 
attempting to debug the core file, but the backtrace doesn't show anything 
very useful. Just an un-resolvable  address.

On Saturday 25 February 2006 03:40, N.E.Whiteford wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get some debugging information together for a problem I'm
> having with mythfrontend (UI unresponsive after I change channels a
> couple of times). I'm trying to get some information out of gdb. However
> when I run mythfrontend from gdb, the computer thrashes a lot and
> eventually mythbackend gets killed (before I get a chance to change the
> channel). I'm assuming this is happening because all available memory is
> being used up and linux has to kill something. I've tried running
> mythfrontend normally and then attaching gdb, but then mythfrontend gets
> killed as well.
> Does anyone have and advice? My system has 256Mb of memory, is this just
> not enough? I've ever debugged a project of this scale before.
> Cheers,
> Nav
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Nava Whiteford
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