Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 154338
X locks up when running xscreensaver hyperball
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:03 EST
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Description of problem:
If hyperball, from xscreensaver-4.18-4 is left alone running for a few hours X locks up. The screen and keyboard is locked, but I still could log in on a serial console. I then noticed that X was hogging the CPU.
Below is a stacktrace of the hyperball process.
#0 0xb7f487a2 in _dl_sysinfo_int80 () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
#1 0xb7d46a1d in ___newselect_nocancel () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
#2 0xb7e2cfea in _XError () from /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6
#3 0xb7e2d434 in _XError () from /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6
#4 0xb7e0eb86 in XDrawLine () from /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6
#5 0x0804a624 in screenhack (d=0x98ff860, w=10485770) at hyperball.c:503
#6 0x0804b299 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbff5f514) at screenhack.c:678
#7 0xb7c9be23 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
#8 0x080494b1 in _start ()
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. choose xscreensaver to use the hyperball screensaver
2. leave the computer alone for a coupple of hours
Which X driver are you using?
Please file a bug report in X.Org bugzilla to track this issue,
which is located at http://bugs.freedesktop.org in the "xorg" component.
Once you've filed your report to X.Org, if you paste the URL here,
Red Hat will track the issue in X.Org bugzilla with upstream developers,
and will review any fixes that become available for potential inclusion
in future Fedora Core updates.
Setting status to "NEEDINFO", awaiting upstream bug URL for tracking.
Was that a ping to me? I've created
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2999 and enterd it the 'External
bugzilla references' field. Or did I miss something?
Thanks for the update.
We'll track this in the X.Org bugzilla now and review any fixes that become
available for potential inclusion in future updates.
Setting status to "UPSTREAM" for tracking and future review.