Bug#523035: libvlccore0: VLC shuts down with "Illegal Instruction" warning opening any media

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Wed Apr 8 11:56:09 UTC 2009


2009/4/8 Gunther Furtado <gunfurtado at gmail.com>:
>>> ----beggining
>>> LC media player 0.9.8a Grishenko
>>> [New Thread 0x48021f20 (LWP 6467)]
>>> Program received signal SIGILL, Illegal instruction.
>>> [Switching to Thread 0x48021f20 (LWP 6467)]
>>> 0x0ff69140 in ?? () from /usr/lib/libvlccore.so.0
>>> ----end

Could you install the vlc-dbg package and see if the gdb backtrace is
more interesting

>>> I might be related to my arch (PPC) since I don't get the same
>>> behaviour im my i386 install.
>>is that an G3 or G4 machine? Is it altivec capable?
> That is an iMac G3 333MHz. I don't realy know about altivec.

within the first 15 lines of vlc -vvv there should be a line like:
"main libvlc debug: CPU has capabilities 486 586 MMX MMXEXT SSE SSE2".
Could you paste what it gives on your G3.


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