Bug 199675 - xscreensaver - rd-bomb consitently bombs
Summary: xscreensaver - rd-bomb consitently bombs
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xscreensaver   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact:
: 213296 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-07-21 10:24 UTC by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0283
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-05-07 23:52:50 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
xscreensaver-rd-bomb-crash.patch (587 bytes, patch)
2006-07-21 10:24 UTC, Bastien Nocera
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0283 normal SHIPPED_LIVE xscreensaver bug fix update 2007-04-28 19:05:45 UTC

Description Bastien Nocera 2006-07-21 10:24:55 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #144580 +++

Description of problem:

I have in logs now eight messages of this nature:

kernel: rd-bomb[19235]: segfault at 0000002a9568b000
          rip 0000000000403023 rsp 0000007fbfffeec0 error 6

Reported values are consistent with an exception of "rsp" which
moves a bit.

No idea if this happens on i386 or not.


-- Additional comment from djuran@redhat.com on 2005-10-09 09:17 EST --
This seems to be fixed in xscreensaver-4.22-18 in rawhide

Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2006-07-21 10:24:56 UTC
Created attachment 132794 [details]

Comment 2 Bastien Nocera 2006-07-21 10:27:37 UTC
To reproduce the problem:
1. Get to a local console on a 64-bit machine
2. Launch "/usr/X11R6/lib/xscreensaver/rd-bomb -root"
3. See it crash

The attached patch is a (simple!) backport from xscreensaver-4.22-18 and was
tested as fixing the problem.

Work-around is to disable the rd-bomb hack (remove the lines containing
"rd-bomb" in ~/.xscreensaver, or disable them in the screensaver preferences)

Comment 9 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-01-17 20:00:30 UTC
*** Bug 213296 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 12 Yan Tian 2007-02-14 07:50:37 UTC
Only reproduced bug199675 on x86_64 system with xscreensaver-4.18-5.rhel4.11 and
verified it had been modified with xscreensaver-4.18-5.rhel4.12.

Cant reproduce bug199675 on ia64, ppc64 and s390 system with

Comment 15 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-07 23:52:50 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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