[mythtv-users] Myth Front End crashing on exit.

Douglas Peale Douglas_Peale at comcast.net
Sat Jan 22 04:54:45 UTC 2011

On 01/21/2011 08:39 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>  On 01/21/2011 07:10 PM, Douglas Peale wrote:
>> On 01/21/2011 04:02 PM, Bill Meek wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2011-01-21 at 10:29 -0800, Douglas Peale wrote:
>>>> ...
>>>> Where would I be looking to find that information?
>>>> I found that if I just start the front end and then close it, it does
>>>> not crash. If it crashes tonight after watching last
>>>> nights shows, I will allow it to report the crash.
>>> Douglas;
>>> The backtrace fragment I posted is the output of gdb. There's
>>> information on how to get one at:
>>>   http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-22.html#ss22.2
>>> I created a new ticket: http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/9500
>>> for my case (running v0.25pre-924-g4e53b23 on ubuntu 10.10.)
>>> I'm see this segfault by starting/exiting the frontend or after
>>> watching an entire recording, so this would seem different than
>>> your case.
>> from that doc:
>> "you must recompile MythTV".
>> Last time I tried that, I failed miserably.
> Actually, more complete instructions (which include distro-specific instructions for retrieving debug symbol packages for
> packaged MythTV) are at:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Debugging
> Mike 

Of course, now I can't make it crash again. I just watched 3 hours of TV, and it did not crash on exit.

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