Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 162573
Maya crashed with SIGSEGV in FC4 with I855GM Graphics
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:09 EST
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Description of problem:
I tried to run Maya 6.0.1 on my system The installation goes fine, but when I run "maya" command. The program show Logo and licensing information, then crashed with SIGSEGV. I tried to run maya in debug mode (maya -d gdb) and there're two failure occured
1. SIGFPE sent when function _mesa_test_os_sse_exception_support was called, this also happened with glxgear demo comes with xorg-x11, somehow I could ignore it and continue the debugger
2. SIGSEGV occured in __driGarbageCollectDrawables (), called from driCreateNewContext().
As I googling through the web. There's a blog at http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=it&u=http://www.adamantio.net/article359.html&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dmaya%2Bfedora%2Bcore%2B4%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26sa%3DG.
said that he can run Maya in FC4 (using NVIDIA?). So I supposed that this is the problem only on my system. Also I'm familiar with bug 161242 which effect Intel graphics chipset so I thought that this might be another variant of the bug.
Here's my system information
Notebook: Dell Latitude D500
Graphics: I855GM Chipset
Xorg driver: i810
xdriinfo returned "Screen 0: i915"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install maya 6.0.1
2. Run it (/usr/aw/maya/bin/maya), Alias Wavefront logo pop-up
Actual Results: Crashed
Expected Results: At least GUI should pop-up. But only Logo pop-up and crashed
Created attachment 116409 [details]
Debugging message (from GDB)
This is debugging message from "maya -d gdb"
Please report this issue to X.Org developers by filing a bug report in
the X.Org bugzilla located at http://bugs.freedesktop.org in the "xorg"
Once you've filed your bug report to X.Org, if you paste the new
bug URL here, Red Hat will continue to track the issue in the
centralized X.Org bug tracker, and will review any bug fixes that
become available for consideration in future updates.
Setting status to "NEEDINFO_REPORTER", awaiting X.Org bug URL for tracking.
I found that similar bug has been posted to
This should be the same bug. Somehow I don't sure whether Intel has proprietary
DRI driver for I855GM?
Thanks for the upstream bug URL. Setting status to "UPSTREAM" for tracking
the bug in Xorg bugzilla.