Subject: kern/20847: Emulated Linux RealPlayer gets stuck
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/22/2003 22:57:37
>Number:         20847
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       Emulated Linux RealPlayer gets stuck
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Mar 22 13:58:00 PST 2003
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6Q 2003-03-22 sources
Matthias Scheler                        
System: NetBSD 1.6Q NetBSD 1.6Q (LYSSA) #0: Sat Mar 22 15:55:12 CET 2003 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
The "realplay" program from the "realplayer-8.0.1" doesn't work properly
under NetBSD-curreny any more. If I invoke it with "realplay" it starts
playing the demo jingle and freezes afterwards. The same happens if I
try to terminate the program by using the close button of the window. If
kill the "realplay" process afterwards a zombie process lingers arround
for a while and vanishes later.

I've observed this problem before but didn't investigate it at that point
of time. So the problem isn't related to changes in the last few days.
But it is definitely related to NetBSD-curent because RealPlayer works
fine under NetBSD 1.6.1_RC2.

I can imagine two reasons for this:
a) a bug in the Linux emulation
b) a bug in emuxki(4)

cd pkgsrc/audio/realplayer

None provided.