[pulseaudio-discuss] Compiling pulseaudio for ThinStation 2.2.3

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 11 06:32:41 PST 2008

On Thu, 13.11.08 03:11, Stefan Adams (stefan at cogentinnovators.com) wrote:

> I'm trying to compile a package of pulseaudio for thinstation.  I've
> done that and it's apparently successful because there were no errors
> during compile.

I have no idea what a ThinStation is.

> I boot up thinstation and try to run pulseaudio and I get this
> horribly worthless message: "Floating point exception"
> That's it!  All by itself!  How can I proceed to solve the problem?
> Is it in pulseaudio?  Is it in one of the other libraries that I had
> to compile?  All compiling was done within the RUNME chroot
> environment provided by thinstation_src.

Please provide a backtrace. Otherwise it is difficult to help you.

> # gdb /bin/pulseaudio
> GNU gdb 6.3
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> This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-linux-gnu"...Using host
> libthread_db library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
> (gdb) r
> Starting program: /bin/pulseaudio
> Program received signal SIGFPE, Arithmetic exception.
> 0xb7f157ae in ?? ()

A backtrace would be good here. Compile PA with debugging symbols and
do "bt full" in gdb when the problem arises.


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