• Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Bugs
  • Category Plugins
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System iPod Nano 2G
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Daily build (which?)
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by jch - 2009-12-02
Last edited by TheSeven - 2010-06-21

FS#10827 - Mpegplayer crashes, iPod needs restore

When opening a normally sized MPEG in mpegplayer, crash. According to valgrind, it’s a write to location 0.

I’m not sure if it’s a bug in mpegplayer (it shouldn’t write to location 0, even if the file is incorrect), or whether it’s also a bug in the nano2 firmware (it shouldn’t hose the flash just because a plugin writes through a NULL pointer).

Here’s the relevant part of the valgrind log:

==16394== Invalid write of size 1
==16394== at 0xF7A2941: MC_put_o_16 (motion_comp_c.c:33)
==16394== by 0xF7A7E6F: motion_fr_frame_420 (slice.c:2188)
==16394== by 0xF7B0935: mpeg2_slice (slice.c:2652)
==16394== by 0xF79E108: mpeg2_parse (decode.c:233)
==16394== by 0xF7B408C: sync_decoder (video_thread.c:287)
==16394== by 0xF7B49AC: video_thread_msg (video_thread.c:563)
==16394== by 0xF7B4C5E: video_thread (video_thread.c:689)
==16394== by 0x466E40: runthread (thread-sdl.c:468)
==16394== by 0x4E37976: ??? (in /usr/lib/
==16394== by 0x4E7E468: ??? (in /usr/lib/
==16394== by 0x64A4739: start_thread (in /lib/
==16394== by 0x51AB2FC: clone (in /lib/
==16394== Address 0×0 is not stack’d, malloc’d or (recently) free’d

Using SVN from 1.12.2009.


Closed by  TheSeven
2010-06-21 19:44
Reason for closing:  Out of Date
Additional comments about closing:   Warning: Undefined array key "typography" in /home/rockbox/flyspray/plugins/dokuwiki/inc/parserutils.php on line 371 Warning: Undefined array key "camelcase" in /home/rockbox/flyspray/plugins/dokuwiki/inc/parserutils.php on line 407

Not touched for ages, probably fixed by now.

Nano 2G without iLoader will have massive trouble after each unclean shutdown, becuase apple’s bootloader will wipe the whole flash if it was not unmounted cleanly before.


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