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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby msdobrescu » Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:51

Similar when watching TV:

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vlc '/mnt/Kits/Config & Settings/tv/vlc.xspf'
VLC media player 2.2.8 Weatherwax (revision 2.2.7-14-g3cc1d8cba9)
[00005640e5790148] core libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
[00005640e57a4778] core playlist: stopping playback
[00007f0824c02c78] avcodec decoder: Using NVIDIA VDPAU Driver Shared Library  384.98  Thu Oct 26 14:40:17 PDT 2017 for hardware decoding.
[00007f080807a358] deinterlace filter error: unsupported chroma VDV0
[00007f080807a358] deinterlace filter error: unsupported chroma VDV0
[00007f081c0b3168] avcodec decoder: Using NVIDIA VDPAU Driver Shared Library  384.98  Thu Oct 26 14:40:17 PDT 2017 for hardware decoding.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)


Can't find the core dumps...
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby Mr.Sabyon » Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:18

For now I just switched to smplayer because it not crashing when using VDPau. It looks like VLC build in sabayon is not stable.
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby sabayonino » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:09

I think it depends on VLC hardware acceleration + nvidia

For me , VLC runs fine on GPU Intel and HW acceleration enabled
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby msdobrescu » Sat Jan 06, 2018 17:11

For me, SMPlayer has issues too, because sound and image are desynchronizing often.
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby Stupot » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:31

I've had vlc crash on me and I'm using an AMD GPU. I'm wondering if something wasn't quite re-compiled when we switched back to ffmpeg.
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby msdobrescu » Sat Jan 27, 2018 19:09

Hi, did you manage to find the reason, at least?
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby flexoron » Sun Jan 28, 2018 13:38

Worsened!
Now that beast! deep-freezes the GUI(gnome). No more actions(mouse,keyboard,menus) but CtrlAltDel possible.

I found this error message:
org.gnome.Shell.desktop[2684]: Window manager warning: Buggy client sent a _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW message with a timestamp of 0 for 0x240194b (Select one)

Maybe that caused this error then:
kernel: vlc[26210]: segfault at 10 ip ... error 6 in libvdpau_avcodec_plugin.so
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby gentmixer » Sun Jan 28, 2018 20:49

Follow for Sabayonino advice (if you are on Nvidia card). Uninstall drivers and userspace and revert to the older version (384.*). Check your kernel version else. (I have no issues with installed from portage nvidia-drivers-390.12).
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby msdobrescu » Sun Jan 28, 2018 21:57

I have nvidia driver 384 and kernel 4.14.
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Re: VLC keeps crashing

Postby flexoron » Thu Feb 22, 2018 22:42

Feb/2018 Update resolved the issue for me
nvidia-drivers-390-25
VLC 3.0.0-r2
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