[MPlayer-users] ir41_32.dll/ir50_32.dll - Mplayer crashes Sig11 on system load

Brian Otteman brian.otteman at amd.com
Tue Sep 20 00:38:41 CEST 2005

System Configuration:

Gentoo 2005.0

Kernel v2.6.11


gcc v3.4.3-20050110

ld v2. 20040927

GNU assembler v2. 20040927


Intel Pentium III 733 (Socket 370)

Matrox G450 PCI Graphics Adapter

Creative Labs ESS1371 PCI


Under CPU load, the above configuration crashes with Signal 11 when trying
to play a clip which access ir41_32.dll (Also occurs with same clip using


-          Mplayer crashed by bad usage of CPU/FPU/RAM.

-          Mplayer crashed.  This shouldn't happen.

It can be a bug in the Mplayer code _or_ in your drivers _or_ in your

gcc version.


System load is established using:

burnp6 &

renice -20 [pid of burnp6 process]


This test mirrors test results also achieved using:


GeodeT Integrated Processor by AMD PCS

Video, AMD GeodeT Integrated Graphics

Audio, AMD 553x ALSA Audio Driver


The Geode processor is slower, and is also responsible for Graphics.  Clips
using other codecs on both the loaded PIII, and the Geode system does not
crash the system in this manner.  A reference clip is available upon



Brian Otteman
Senior Electronics Technician
AMD - Personal Connectivity Solutions Group
(303) 774-5292 Office
(303) 774-5801 Fax
brian.otteman at amd.com


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