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Android Build a Blog Reader Android App Exploring the Master-Detail Template Creating a Project Using the Master-Detail Template

Brecht Cantalice
Brecht Cantalice
781 Points

After creating virtual device, app does not run. "Installation Error: Unknown Failure"

I followed video directions exactly, up to right click on MasterDetailExample and run as Android Application. AVD opens but does not run anything.

Console says: [2014-09-07 22:18:54 - MasterDetailExample] Installation error: Unknown failure [2014-09-07 22:18:54 - MasterDetailExample] Please check logcat output for more details. [2014-09-07 22:18:55 - MasterDetailExample] Launch canceled!

Logcat error view says "fatal error 11"

3 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

also, If I were you I would not even bother with AVD and just use Genymotion. Genymotion is a third party emulator that is leaps and bounds better than AVD. There is an android tools course with a section called getting started with genymotion that will show you how to set it up step by step. It is so much faster and easier than AVD. definitely use genymotion. the difference is incredible. The course I linked shows how to get it set up using the android studio plugin but they have directions for installing the eclipse plugin here

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

are you using eclipse or android studio?

Brecht Cantalice
Brecht Cantalice
781 Points

Eclipse, downloaded as part of the pack from the Android developers site.

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

is there any other information about the error in the log?

Brecht Cantalice
Brecht Cantalice
781 Points

These three messages are repeated (in this sequence) dozens, if not hundreds, of times in the log:

"framebuffer_open failed (No such file or directory)" "Fatal signal 11 (SIGSEGV) at 0xdeadbaad (code=1), thread 2144 (SurfaceFlinger)" "hwcomposer module not found"

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

try removing the virtual device and recreating it.