xine, ppc and illegal instructions

Bill Fink billfink at
Mon Apr 2 07:08:09 EST 2001

> On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Michel [iso-8859-1] Dänzer wrote:
> Bill Fink wrote:
> > I updated to the latest Paulus rsync kernel (2.4.3-pre8) and the
> > latest gcc (2.95.3-2v) and 2.1 glibc (glibc-2.1.3-15g) from Franz,
> > but unfortunately none of this helps.  xine 0.4.01 still gets
> > illegal instructions (sometimes it gets a segmentation fault
> > instead).
> Have you tried other kernels? A lot of people including me have experienced
> sporadic signals, most often with ldconfig, with Paulus' tree. I'm running
> BenH's tree now and haven't seen it yet.
> This is not to call Paulus' tree lame or anything. :) It's just that he
> apparently has rather experimental stuff in it, which can always lead to
> instabilities.

Hey, Grrrrrrrrrrrrrreattt!!!!!

That did the trick.  I rsync'ed BenH's latest 2.4.3 final kernel,
and now xine 0.4.01 works fine.  Now I just have to get MOL working
again with the latest kernels (probably just requires a rebuild).

Many, many thanks for the suggestion!


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