[FFmpeg-user] Compiling source on RHEL 5.4

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 01:03:31 CET 2012

> I have been trying to determine how it is possible to build from the latest
> source, ffmpeg on RHEL 5.4 The kernel version is 2.6, but when I try to run
> the newest releases (i.e. ffmpeg 1.0 or below, until version 0.6.6), I
> encounter a segmentation fault stating that my kernel is too old. As far as
> I understand, 2.6 is the latest kernel that RHEL supports, even without
> having the latest distribution of the OS (i.e. RHEL 6).

1.0 builds ok for me with kernel 2.6.18-128.7.1.el5 Red Hat 4.1.2.
Seems to run ok...

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