[mythtv-users] Seg fault when watching YouTube videos in Mythnetvision

Jonatan Lindblad mythtv at comhem.se
Mon Sep 10 20:53:50 UTC 2012

On 2012-09-10 15:13, Martin Moores wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just wondering if anyone else was getting crashes when watching
> YouTube videos in Mythnetvision?
> I am guessing it is a Flash issue, rather than a Myth issue.
> Basically, watching any YouTube video, for any amount of time
> (watching to the end, or escaping half way through) causes
> mythfrontend to crash to Desktop.
> Log file - http://pastebin.com/J3zYbvq9
> Doesn't seem to show anything of note, the above is from running the
> frontend from a terminal with "-v all".  In the terminal window after
> the crash, it just says "Segmentation fault".
> I guess I need to get a "backtrace" to capture that information, I
> have tried, I installed the debug symbols OK, but when trying to run
> apport-cli or apport-bug, I just get command not found
> (http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Debugging#Ubuntu_packages)
> Carrying on down the wiki article, I followed the process for GDB and
> setting up a gdbcommands file in my home directory etc.  I did all of
> this and ran the command:
> gdb mythfrontend.real -x ${HOME}/gdbcommands
> But got:
> "Undefined catch command:"<<  "EOF" | tee ${HOME}/gdbcommands ". Try
> "help catch"."

I suspect you missed the "Copy and paste the following into a 
*terminal*" part.  The gdbcommand file should not contain the 'cat << 
"EOF" | tee ${HOME}/gdbcommands' and 'EOF' parts.

> So I am not having much luck.  Maybe a backtrace is not needed and
> there is a solution to this out there all ready.  Any help appreciated

The backtrace *is* needed.


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