Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1304342
sudden Xorg crashes
Last modified: 2016-12-20 13:24:29 EST
Created attachment 1120718 [details]
Xorg log containing the cause of the crash
Description of problem:
Using MATE Desktop on FC23, Xorg tends to crash regularly. Nothing special is done, I'm just using my computer (10 workspaces), often switching between the workspaces. The machine has 8GB of RAM, half of its is free, swap is not in use. Xorg crashes and I need to relaunch all my applications (since they were all children of the crashed Xorg). Sometimes twice a day, sometimes once a week.
The Intel video card driver appears to be the root cause. There's only only GPU in the machine (Lenovo T530).
Use the machine with MATE Desktop, perform e.g. frequent workspace switches, have many open windows (MATE Terminal, KATE, LibreOffice, Evolution, claws-mail etc.) and the crash will occur soon or later.
Steps to Reproduce:
There's no exact recipe for this, see above.
See the attached Xorg log.
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