[mythtv] Latest trunk segfault in mythfrontend - Fedora 19

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Wed Mar 5 13:36:40 UTC 2014

On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Paul Harrison <mythtv at sky.com> wrote:

> On 04/03/14 23:18, Tom Lichti wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I updated my frontend to latest trunk on the weekend, and that worked
>> fine. Last night I noticed my Fedora install was woefully out of date so I
>> ran a yum update. After the reboot, mythfrontend crashes at startup. I had
>> previously updated the NVidia driver, as the old one would not compile with
>> the new kernel, then I did a complete recompile of mythtv on the box, and
>> it still crashes. I recompiled with debug enabled, the backtrace is here:
>> http://pastebin.ca/2651625
>> Unfortunately there were about 400 packages updated, so I doubt I'm going
>> to be able to track down which one is causing the crash, if it's even
>> related (pretty sure it is though), I'll try rebooting into the old kernel
>> and see if that works, but if anyone sees anything in the backtrace, I'd
>> love to hear opinions.
>> Thanks
>> Tom
> It's a bug in the 334.xx nvidia drivers.
> https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/691399/-334-16-
> crash-in-libglesv2-with-glgenbuffers-/
> I think the only solution at the moment is to downgrade the drivers.

Perfect. I had rebooted into the previous kernel and previous 3.25 driver
and it worked, so I wasn't sure if it was the kernel or the driver. I'll
try a previous driver with the new kernel and see where that gets me.

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