Bug 18651 - XFree86 4.01 crashes when switched to a virtual terminal
Summary: XFree86 4.01 crashes when switched to a virtual terminal
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-10-08 18:57 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-09 05:57:08 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2000-10-08 18:57:04 UTC
I'm running XFree86 v4.01 (rh 7.0).  After hopping out of X into a virtual
terminal (using alt-ctrl-FunctionKey) X will usually crash within a few
minutes.  It will die with a standard segfault error and then a bunch of
GTK messages angry because X has gone away.

I'm running a stock Rh7.0 install with gnome.  My box is a dual PIII-450
with a VooDoo III PCI card.  I've tried using the expirimental dri driver
with the same results.  X seems to run fine if I don't switch to a VT.

please let me know if you need any more info.  I couldn't find a core file
from XFree86, but if you need one just let me know what to do.


Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-04-09 05:57:04 UTC
What video mode and color depth are you using, and do you have DRI enabled?
Attach your X server logs and config file using the link below.

If you are using DRI, you must use 16bpp color depth as other color depths
are not supported I don't believe.  You might also want to give the latest
Rawhide version a shot.  XFree86-4.0.3-5

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2001-05-11 02:32:33 UTC
Fixed in 4.0.3-14 in rawhide

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