Re: [opensuse] 11.4 and vlc media player: why won't vlc start-up?



On Tuesday 12 Apr 2011 07:43:32 Mark Goldstein wrote:
When I tried to run VLC from the root shell, I've got an error message
clearly saying it should not run as a root.

In my case VLC (from Packman) under 11.4/KDE4 fails with "Floating
point exception". Googling revealed very strange workaround: run it
under strace.

It's this: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648718
Upgrade your nvidia driver.

Will

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