[mythtv-users] HELP ! Mythtv core dumps after upgrade to 0.21 and Ubuntu 8.04

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 18:12:11 UTC 2008

Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Paolo Asioli writes:
>> So I upgraded again to Ubuntu 8.04, which comes with Mythtv 0.21.
>> My system is based on VIA Eden 600MHz (it's a 586, as for the CPU
>> features).
> I think that's your problem right there. It's very likely that Ubuntu's
> stock mythtv build is compiled for i686. 0.21 is more aggressive with
> CPU-specific optimizations than 0.20 was.
> You'll need to recompile Myth on your system. Same thing happened to me
> -- I build myth on one i686-class box, and run it on a different
> i586-class box. It took a few seconds of Googling to figure out that it
> was dumping core when it was hitting an illegal i686-specific instruction.
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He is exactly right.

apt-get source mythtv
apt-get build-dep mythtv

Modify debian/rules's optimizations.
dpkg-buildpackage -b

Mario Limonciello
mario.mailing at gmail.com

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