Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 162329
exec-shield in 2.6.11-1.35_FC3 blocks some OpenGL apps
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:20:42 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050513 Fedora/1.7.8-1.3.1
Description of problem:
Some OpenGL 3D games like lsdldoom or q3demo crash upon starting with "Segmentation Fault" when the kernel-2.6.11-1.35_FC3 default value (2) of /proc/sys/kernel/exec-shield is set.
$ echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/exec-shield
solves the problem.
CPU: AMD Athlon)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: ...
Fatal signal: Segmentation Fault (SDL Parachute Deployed)
Expected Results: start the application
The information of the exec-shield should be emphasized. It is extremely tough task find the reason why many applications are dead after upgrade of the kernel.
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem. Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.
If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.