[pulseaudio-discuss] pulsaudio 0.9.5 aborts on arm big endian gentoo

Pierre Ossman ossman at cendio.se
Wed Nov 22 23:50:15 PST 2006

Andrzej Wasowski wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to run pulseaudio daemon on my NSLU2 under Gentoo:
>  	Linux wolin 2.6.16 #1 PREEMPT Fri Jun 9 07:34:31 PDT 2006 armv5teb
>  	XScale-IXP42x Family rev 1 (v5b) Linksys NSLU2 GNU/Linux
> This is a glibc based system.
> When I execute it, I get:
>  	wasowski at wolin ~ $ pulseaudio -nC
>  	main.c: WARNING: called SUID root, but not in group 'pulse-rt'.
>  	Aborted
> Not very helpful.  In fact the current user is in pulse-rt:

Very strange. Is this HEAD?

>  	wasowski at sancy ~ $ groups
>  	tty lp wheel floppy cron audio cdrom video games cdrw users wasowski cvs
>  	vmware backup wasowski-smb wasowski-scope wasowski-iioa wasowski-psr
>  	wasowski-test wasowski-eclipse wasowski-fevo pulse-access pulse-rt
> and I have a feeling that the "abort" has nothing to do with the warning (but
> I might be wrong).

Correct. That group is not critical.

> Below is the strace output (I cannot understand out of it why the thing
> fails).  Does anybody here have any hints?


> --- SIGILL (Illegal instruction) @ 0 (0) ---

Here's your problem. It has jumped to address 0 for some reason. Could
you run it through gdb and get a backtrace?

Pierre Ossman            OpenSource-based Thin Client Technology
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