Bug 1029594 - Regression from f17 - Xorg crashes
Regression from f17 - Xorg crashes
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2013-11-12 12:11 EST by Nathanael Noblet
Modified: 2015-06-29 08:53 EDT (History)
11 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 08:53:31 EDT
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Xorg log (47.09 KB, text/x-log)
2013-11-12 12:12 EST, Nathanael Noblet
no flags Details
dmesg (59.08 KB, text/plain)
2013-11-12 20:52 EST, Nathanael Noblet
no flags Details
xorg log from working system (34.97 KB, text/plain)
2013-11-15 11:05 EST, Nathanael Noblet
no flags Details
Multiple logs for X crash issue (6.25 MB, application/x-compressed-tar)
2013-11-29 11:11 EST, Ken McAlpine
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Description Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-12 12:11:32 EST
Description of problem:

Updated a machine that was running F17 to F20 beta. X fails to start now. The following stack trace snippet seems to be the issue.

[   487.120] (WW) xf86CloseConsole: KDSETMODE failed: Input/output error
[   487.121] (WW) xf86CloseConsole: VT_GETMODE failed: Input/output error
[   487.121] (EE)
Fatal server error:
[   487.121] (EE) xf86CloseConsole: VT_ACTIVATE failed: Input/output error
[   487.121] (EE)
[   487.121] (EE)
Please consult the Fedora Project support
         at http://wiki.x.org
 for help.
[   487.121] (EE) Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[   487.121] (EE)
[   487.121] (EE)
[   487.121] (EE) Backtrace:
[   487.124] (EE) 0: /usr/bin/X (OsLookupColor+0x129) [0x4734f9]
[   487.124] (EE) 1: /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (__restore_rt+0x0) [0x7fe4a328374f]
[   487.125] (EE) 2: ? (?+0x0) [0x51]
[   487.125] (EE)
[   487.125] (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x51
[   487.125] (EE)
FatalError re-entered, aborting
[   487.125] (EE) Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
[   487.125] (EE)

How reproducible:

Comment 1 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-12 12:12:51 EST
Created attachment 823049 [details]
Xorg log
Comment 2 Fedora Blocker Bugs Application 2013-11-12 12:18:24 EST
Proposed as a Blocker for 20-final by Fedora user gnat using the blocker tracking app because:

 Its a regression from previous versions of Fedora.
Comment 3 Adam Williamson 2013-11-12 12:39:46 EST
"Its a regression from previous versions of Fedora."

That alone does not justify blocker status. Single-system hardware-related bugs are not generally taken as blockers, FWIW.

The log you've given isn't much use as-is; if anything, from that, I'd guess you've got hardware issues - a segfault in libpthread and some mysterious Input/output errors sure look like that kind of thing. You might want to look in / attach journalctl / dmesg as well.
Comment 4 satellitgo 2013-11-12 13:18:41 EST
tested in VirtualBox F20 spin fedora-live-Scientific-KDE_x86_64 beta rc5 as install worked fine
Comment 5 Dave Airlie 2013-11-12 20:31:09 EST
what DM you running and dmesg would be good.
Comment 6 satellitgo 2013-11-12 20:37:14 EST
(In reply to Dave Airlie from comment #5)
> what DM you running and dmesg would be good.
F20 spin fedora-live-Scientific-KDE_x86_64 beta rc5


not sure how to retrieve dmesg
Comment 7 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-12 20:38:10 EST
I'm running Gnome. I'll load dmesg for you soon.
Comment 8 Adam Williamson 2013-11-12 20:39:15 EST
satellit: we don't need anything from you in this bug unless you're actually hitting a crash. We need info from the original reporter.
Comment 9 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-12 20:52:11 EST
Created attachment 823233 [details]
Comment 10 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-12 20:57:15 EST
One other piece of information. I found a similar bug that was affecting lots of different hardware, though those with ati/radeon said that removing the xorg-x11-drv-glamor or something like that fixed the issue. I tried it here but it didn't work. So that xorg log is without xorg-x11-glamor and xorg-x11-drv-ati installed. Let me know if you need/want them re-installed.
Comment 11 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-13 18:58:47 EST
So I've gone and installed MATE Desktop, and then did a telinit 5. X comes up with a login prompt... Not sure if installing MATE pulled in a bunch of updates or not. I'll see what happens if I uninstall MATE and have only GNOME installed.
Comment 12 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-13 19:08:26 EST
so even though I installed MATE when I logged in it was GNOME... very curious. I'll report back when I know more.
Comment 13 Adam Williamson 2013-11-13 20:54:36 EST
Why would that be curious? Just installing a desktop doesn't magically mean you'll log in to it the next time. You have to pick it explicitly from the session list in your login manager.
Comment 14 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-14 11:03:57 EST
Well more so I find it curious that X doesn't even start, no GDM nothing. I get a terminal login screen. I install the MATE desktop environment and the login screen I get does not look like the GNOME one I get from my two other F20 machines. So its curious to me that installing another desktop environment fixes the entire issue even though I was seeing a Xorg crash. 

So is this bug really a GDM issue maybe? I just wouldn't expect installing MATE to suddenly get X working that's all.
Comment 15 Adam Williamson 2013-11-14 12:59:37 EST
can you attach an X log and dmesg now the problem's been 'fixed' so we can compare?
Comment 16 Mike Ruckman 2013-11-14 13:18:51 EST
Discussed in 2013-11-14 Blocker Review Meeting [1]. This was voted as a RejectedBlocker. This doesn't seem to be a general issue, but affect only the reporter. If this turns out to be an issue affecting large portion of our user base, please re-propose. Also try to run clean F20 environment from LiveCD and report back.

[1] http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-blocker-review/2013-11-14/
Comment 17 Nathanael Noblet 2013-11-15 11:05:32 EST
Created attachment 824580 [details]
xorg log from working system

I'm wondering if the issue was that on upgrade there was some missing package gdm needed/needs. Since installing MATE the login screen is not GDM. In the other bug that had a somewhat similar stacktrace they mentioned that the Color whatever function in there is somewhat of a catch all during crashes. If gdm crashed and caused that issue I wonder if xorg isn't the actual proper target for this bug.
Comment 18 Ken McAlpine 2013-11-29 11:07:38 EST
I am also getting a similar issue, X reporting a fatal server error, with the following:

[  2229.872] (II) evdev: Video Bus: Close
[  2229.872] (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
[  2229.872] (II) evdev: Power Button: Close
[  2229.873] (II) UnloadModule: "evdev"
[  2230.164] (WW) xf86CloseConsole: KDSETMODE failed: Input/output error
[  2230.164] (WW) xf86CloseConsole: VT_GETMODE failed: Input/output error
[  2230.165] (EE) 
Fatal server error:
[  2230.165] (EE) xf86CloseConsole: VT_ACTIVATE failed: Input/output error
[  2230.165] (EE) 
[  2230.165] (EE) 

will attach dmesg and full X.org.0.log as well as the abrt direectory (I notice both a kernel crash as well as the x-server crash here), this is with only gnome installed using the default (non-sping) installation media, also similar to the original submitter, this was a direct fedup upgrade from up-to-date F17 to F20 (performed yesterday 11.29.2013).

Will then also try installing MATE desktop to see if that resolves the issue here as well...
Comment 19 Ken McAlpine 2013-11-29 11:11:09 EST
Created attachment 830723 [details]
Multiple logs for X crash issue
Comment 20 Ken McAlpine 2013-11-29 13:06:06 EST
so after yum install mate* I can now successfully run startx after the system boots, but I still get exactly the same crash if I let X try to start via systemd, similarly a systemd stop graphical, systemd start graphical results in the same result, no running X server, and only text console login capabilities
Comment 21 Ken McAlpine 2013-11-29 15:01:45 EST
interestingly, after installing and using switchdesk utility I now get a graphical login, and no more X server crashes..

One thing that might be a clue, when I ran switchdesk from within Gnome (started via startx) i was presented with the install/anaconda adduser page...re-entered ny existing user details, and presto, graphical login, even after a reboot...
Comment 22 Debasish Ray Chawdhuri 2014-03-05 15:12:30 EST
Faced the exact same issue with exact same trace upgrading from fedora 17 to 20. I have onboard Intel graphics.
Comment 23 Debasish Ray Chawdhuri 2014-03-05 15:12:53 EST
Faced the exact same issue with exact same trace upgrading from fedora 17 to 20. I have onboard Intel graphics.
Comment 24 Alexander Holler 2014-11-03 14:27:25 EST
I get exactly the same error ( /usr/bin/X (OsLookupColor+0x129)) when starting chrome or chrome-unstable on F19 (fglrx).
Comment 25 Alexander Holler 2014-11-03 14:30:26 EST
I've just seen mine is a bit more verbose, here it is:

[  2523.168] (EE) 
[  2523.168] (EE) Backtrace:
[  2523.168] (EE) 0: /usr/bin/X (OsLookupColor+0x129) [0x46f059]
[  2523.169] (EE) 1: /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (__restore_rt+0x0) [0x7fd38704ef9f]
[  2523.169] (EE) 2: /lib64/libc.so.6 (____strtod_l_internal+0x74) [0x7fd385c8dca4]
[  2523.169] (EE) 3: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/catalyst/libglx.so (GlxInitVisuals2D+0x24782) [0x7fd382938c22]
[  2523.169] (EE) 4: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/catalyst/libglx.so (__glXSetTexBufferInfo+0x1fd7) [0x7fd3828f1027]
[  2523.170] (EE) 5: /usr/bin/X (SendErrorToClient+0x3f7) [0x437217]
[  2523.170] (EE) 6: /usr/bin/X (_init+0x3aa2) [0x429db2]
[  2523.170] (EE) 7: /lib64/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xf5) [0x7fd385c71b45]
[  2523.170] (EE) 8: /usr/bin/X (_start+0x29) [0x426a21]
[  2523.170] (EE) 9: ? (?+0x29) [0x29]
[  2523.170] (EE) 
[  2523.170] (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x0
Comment 26 Alexander Holler 2014-11-03 14:46:42 EST
Digging a bit further it looks like OsLookupColor is somewhat a catchall for errors related to X11. Sorry for the spam.
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