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Old 01-13-2013, 02:38 AM   #1
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Post Segmentation Fault in dosbox with Slackware 14.0 64-bit

I actually found the solution to my problem but I thought I would post it here anyway in case somebody else also had problems.

After upgrading to Slackware 64.0 I found that dosbox segfaulted when I attempted to run it.

So I downloaded the latest version from Slackbuilds (same source but a patch file had been added). At first, I couldn't run it (it seemed to have problems installing /usr/bin/dosbox) so I tried using src2pkg and this time the build was successful (src2pkg applied the patch). But when I tried to run dosbox, I got the
"Segmentation Fault" again!

Since I also have multilib support on my machine (for Skype) I decided to compile it as a 32-bit program. This time it worked.

Last edited by psionl0; 01-13-2013 at 02:39 AM.
Old 01-13-2013, 02:52 AM   #2
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I use this dosbox-0.74-x86_64-2_SBo.tgz
build by sbopkg on a slackware 14.0 Multilib without any problem
Old 01-13-2013, 03:08 AM   #3
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I guess some people are luckier than others.


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