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Old 07-31-2003, 02:06 PM   #1
synecdoche
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XawTV segmentation fault


I just installed XawTV using synaptic on my Jamd Linux (based on RH) system. However when I try to run it I get a segmentation fault. Any ideas on how to fix it?

When I try to run it from an icon, it just doesn't start; if I run it from a console prompt, I get the "Segmentation Fault" error.

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Dave
 
Old 08-06-2003, 12:31 PM   #2
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Old 09-01-2003, 07:38 PM   #3
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I am experiencing this as well...
At first, it would actually work on a remote X display (suprising), but not on the local system... but now it segfaults no matter how i run it.

Running RedHat 9, kernel 2.4.20-8, nvidia x server, xawtv version 3.88

Did you fix yours?
 
Old 09-11-2003, 10:39 PM   #4
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I got mine to display with the -noxv-video option. The use of Xvideo is defaulted. My X server has the XVideo extenso, so I do not know why xawtv does not like it.

No sound though.
 
Old 09-11-2003, 10:58 PM   #5
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I also just found this
"The open source NVIDIA driver for X ("nv" not "nvidia") does not support XVideo surfaces for pre-GeForce cards like the TNT2."

I have a TNT2 card, but I use the nvidia driver, but I guess that is why I have to turn off the XVideo support.

http://tvtime.sourceforge.net/hardwa...#nvidia-xvideo
 
Old 09-27-2003, 07:53 PM   #6
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I had the same problem till I read and tried running it like this...
/usr/bin/xawtv -device /dev/video0
Now it works.
I tried the -noxv option and it would start but hard lock my system 3 seconds later.
 
  


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