[mythtv-users] Can't attach LWP xxx operation not permitted.

Christian Hack christianh at edmi.com.au
Sun Dec 26 03:35:55 UTC 2004

I'm trying to get a backtrace, but keep getting the above error. If I simply
run mythfrontend from the command line it works no problem (except for the

GDB previously worked fine on the same system.

I have definitely compiled with debugging support (I always do)

Any ideas what could cause this?

The only thing I have changed lately is to upgrade to latest CVS and QT3.2
instead of QT3.1

[mythtv at mythtv mythtv]$ gdb mythfrontend
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This GDB was configured as "i386-redhat-linux"...
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/local/bin/mythfrontend 
[New Thread 16384 (LWP 9288)]
[New Thread 32769 (LWP 9289)]
Can't attach LWP 9289: Operation not permitted
(gdb) quit

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