[mythtv-users] Frontend segmentation fault

T D topper.doggle at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 6 23:58:18 UTC 2010

2010/1/6  <emarkert at aim.com>:
> I'm running Mythtv on Debian based Simply Mepis 8.  Myth has been running
> like a champ up until yesterday when I applied the latest upgrades that
> showed up in the Debian multimedia repository.
> I applied the upgrades, ran the setup which updated the DB schema (MySQL 5)
> and then tried mythfrontend.  Nothing but a segmentation fault.  I tried a
> number of different fixes that I found online and could not get rid of this
> segmentation fault error.  Finally, out of desperation, I simply did a
> complete removal and install of the entire myth system.  This finally fixed
> the problem of the segmentation fault, and all seemed well.
> This morning, however, I encountered the same segmentation fault error with
> the frontend.

You could try running it under strace which might give a clue, but
really the best option would be to run a debug build under gdb, and
get a backtrace.


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