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Old 08-11-2006, 12:51 PM   #1
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"Illegal instruction" error


I'm getting this wierd error when I try to run either Sylpheed or XMMS. The launchers on my desktop didn't seem to do anything and I got the error from trying to run the programs from a shell.

The error is:
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[nick@krypton ~]$ xmms 
Illegal instruction
It's not a very detailed error message, I know.
If it helps any, I'm using the versions of Sylpheed and XMMS that come on the Mandriva2006.0 disc/dvd.
Sylpheed version 1.0.5-2mdk
XMMS version 1.2.10-20mdk

Both use GTK+ as far as I know. I don't see GTK+ being an issue here though, because other GTK+ apps, like The GIMP, still work.

EDIT: I haven't installed/uninstalled anything lately, for anyone who asks.
 
Old 08-11-2006, 01:09 PM   #2
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Have you tried using a different version? Maybe a previous version?

Try downloading the source code and building it.
 
Old 08-11-2006, 01:25 PM   #3
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different version of which? Sylpheed and XMMS, or GTK+?
 
Old 08-11-2006, 01:34 PM   #4
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My bad--try a different version of XMMS. The fact that the GIMP works indicates that GTK+ isn't causing the problem directly. If a different version of XMMS doesn't work, then try a different version of Sylpheed.

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Old 08-11-2006, 02:00 PM   #5
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Ok, thanks pda_h4x0r.

I upgraded Sylpheed to 2.0.1, and it works beautifully.

and I'm using the most recent version of XMMS (1.2.10).

EDIT: I'll try compiling XMMS from source.

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Old 08-11-2006, 02:49 PM   #6
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Yeah, compiling from source didn't change anything.

I still got that "Illegal instruction" nonsense. I guess the use of GTK+ 1.x apps is out of order.
 
Old 08-14-2006, 12:51 AM   #7
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Have you installed the latest version of GTK?
 
Old 08-15-2006, 11:03 AM   #8
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I'm running GTK+ 2.0.6, I believe.

It was installed MONTHS ago, so I'm failing to see how it could possibly butcher the execution of GTK+ 1.2 apps, seemingly, out of it's own free will.
 
  


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