Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 184016
Yumex randomly crashes (sometime locks up X or the entire box)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:26 EST
Description of problem:
Yumex suddenly dies (leaves dump).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Yum Extender 0.99.9
Random, but does lock up X sometime entire system. And I seem to be able to
reproduce this as often as a couple times a week.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run yumex
2. go to uninstall or update
3. click a bunch of stuff to upgrade or uninstall
random crash, lockup of X or lockup of system but it does occur pretty often.
upgrade or install
I have 4 panes open in X #1 runs Firefox (188.8.131.52) with lots of tabs (10+),
Thunderbird (1.5) and a gnometerminal. #2 has a 5 tab gnometerminal, #3 left
open and #4 a 4 tab gnometerminal. I'm also running Mr. House (Perl, Home
Automation app), Samba, cups and the normal services.
$ uname -a
Linux cookie.uucp 2.6.15-prep #8 Mon Feb 13 19:05:02 EST 2006 i686 athlon i386
$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
cpu family : 6
model : 6
model name : AMD Athlon(tm) XP
stepping : 2
cpu MHz : 1725.833
cache size : 256 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36
mmx fxsr sse syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
bogomips : 3453.26
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 759436 626388 133048 0 22528 243420
-/+ buffers/cache: 360440 398996
Swap: 1024120 116 1024004
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda2 36802176 23316568 11585984 67% /
/dev/hda1 63893 28769 31825 48% /boot
/dev/shm 379716 0 379716 0% /dev/shm
Created attachment 125652 [details]
Dumpo yumex produced
I've update yum, yum-utils and yumex, I can make yumex crash consistently.
I will take look at this error, i look like it happens when a package only have
one changelog entry.
I have fixed the cause of the trackback, it will be included in the next release.