[mythtv-users] Segmentation fault as non-root user

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Thu Feb 5 20:31:39 EST 2004

On Thursday 05 February 2004 19:43, ben at ultraswank.com wrote:
> Posted this a while back but didn't get anything that might fix it so I'm 
> trying again.  if I start mythfrontend as root it works fine, but any 
> other user causes a segmentation fault. I'm not seeing anything in the 
> logs and I'm at a loss at what to look into next.  Here's some dtails on 
> my setup:
> PVR-250 based machine Running redhat 9.0
> kernel 2.4.22-1.2163.nptl_34.rhfc1.at
> XFree86-4.3.0-42
> This was pretty much a straight install off of Jarod's install guide, but
> after I first experienced this problem I uninstalled mythtv-suite and
> rebuild from source with the 1.4 packages.

Are you by any chance using an Epia board w/HW MPEG decoding?  IIRC, their 
libddmpeg needs root access to /dev/kmem.


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