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FS#40616 - chromium 35 crashes with illegal instruction on my AMD Athlon XP

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jack (ostroffjh) - Friday, 30 May 2014, 23:14 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Saturday, 31 May 2014, 01:01 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description: After upgrading to extra/chromium 35.0.1916.114-1, chromium won't run - crashing with illegal instruction

Steps to reproduce:
run chromium

It appears that chromium is now compiled with SSE2, which is not available on my AMD Athlon XP. I can't find anything which directly addresses this, but I would be very disappointed if Arch actually considers this CPU too old to be supported.

jack:~ $more /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
cpu family : 6
model : 10
model name : AMD Athlon(TM) XP
stepping : 0
cpu MHz : 1916.628
cache size : 512 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 1
core id : 0
cpu cores : 1
apicid : 0
initial apicid : 0
fdiv_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
bogomips : 3834.97
clflush size : 32
cache_alignment : 32
address sizes : 34 bits physical, 32 bits virtual
power management: ts

If I'm off base on this, just let me know what other information I can provide to track down the problem.
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Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Saturday, 31 May 2014, 01:01 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#40479 

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