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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
06964 Crash/Freeze Critical (emulator) Always May 5, 2018, 03:08 May 6, 2018, 09:25
Tester Tafoid View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To cuavas Resolution Fixed OS Windows Vista/7/8 (64-bit)
Status [?] Resolved Driver apollo.cpp
Version 0.197 Fixed in Version 0.198 Build
Summary MESS-specific 06964: dsp3000, dsp3500, dsp5500: Exception when using most -rs232 options for DSP* machines
Description When attempting to use a number of different -rs232 options with a few machines in driver, the follow exception happens:
Exception at EIP=0000000003749f4f (layout_view::recompute(render_layer_config)+0x002f): ACCESS VIOLATION
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Stack crawl:
  0000000000227fa0: 0000000003749f4f (layout_view::recompute(render_layer_config)+0x002f)
  0000000000228050: 0000000003733298 (render_target::update_layer_config()+0x0018)
  00000000002283c0: 000000000379bdd5 (video_manager::video_manager(running_machine&)+0x0ab5)

You also get warnings:
Error instantiating layout view Terminal: invalid screen index 0
Error instantiating layout view Domain: invalid screen index 0
Error instantiating layout view Terminal: invalid screen index 0
Error instantiating layout view Domain: invalid screen index 0
Steps To Reproduce Examples:
dsp3000 -rs232 dec_loopback
dsp3000 -rs232 keyboard
dsp3500 -rs232 loopback
dsp3500 -rs232 null_modem
dsp5500 -rs232 printer
dsp5500 -rs232 pty
dsp5500 -rs232 sunkbd
Additional Information First started crashing July 13, 2017:
https://github.com/mamedev/mame/commit/5de1667104ec735a43caa3829b79a72d6835e9d8
Flags
Regression Version 0.188
Affected Sets / Systems dsp3000, dsp3500, dsp5500
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No.15014
cuavas
Administrator
May 6, 2018, 07:34
This happens if a driver provides internal artwork that shows screens in all views but can be configured in a way that has no screens at all. In this case, none of the views will be viable, but MAME doesn't automatically load the fallback view displaying the "no screens" message.
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No.15015
cuavas
Administrator
May 6, 2018, 09:25
Fixed in https://github.com/mamedev/mame/commit/138b60e6c6078260b12becbc6706fa0523eea506