VLC problem running on DragonFly 2.0.0
herrgaard at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 11:35:59 PDT 2008
> Hi Max,
> This time I have successfully installed the sound card driver of my
> laptop which is an Intel high definition audio by recompiling the
> kernel again through adding device pcm and device snd_hda modules then
Usually you add support either by compiling it into the kernel or
by loading the modules.
If you use GENERIC the line 'snd_hda_load="YES"' in
/boot/loader.conf should load the module.
'kldload snd_hda' at a prompt works too.
> it works fine while VLC is executed in the console. This time with
In console? Do you mean without running Xorg?
> Xfce4 desktop environment, running VLC on the GUI will also occur the
> core dump issue and the VLC process just died right after the moment
> it is executed. What should be the parameters of the ktrace to track
> VLC process executed on top of Xfce4?
Do you start it from a menu? What is the start command for that
menu item? You could try
to change it to include ktrace, something like 'ktrace vlc'.
If you'd like a large ktrace dump file, you could try a
complete ktrace of xfce. Try 'ktrace -i startx'.
Remember this will generate a LARGE dump file. 'ktrace -C' turns
all ongoing tracing off.
> I also attached the dmesg output of the detected Intel sound card driver.
I don't know how xfce does this kind of things. Maybe you need to
change something in its sound
settings or add a startup option. Does sound work at all within
xfce, or is it only vlc that fails? Did
you compile xfce yourself or did you use packages?
Good luck :-)
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