Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 201822
Exiting certain fullscreen games causes X to crash, terminating the session
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:39 EST
Description of problem:
When quitting an certain games, (I think it's related to OpenGL) a X crashes and
therefore terminates the session.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start a OpenGL program like GL-117, SuperTux, or BZFlag.
2. Change resolution settings (not absolutely needed, but works best to make the
3. Restart the game either by having do it for you (the case of SuperTux) or by
clicking 'Exit'. On my computer, X crashes here and I don't get a change to
start the game again as the session was terminated.
X crashes, Gnome /KDE session terminated
X doesn't crash
I'm on a 64MB nVidia card, but using the 'nv' driver.
Please attach /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old after triggering the crash; it should list
a backtrace at the bottom of the file.
I can't seem to reproduce it now, but I've also done an update to
xorg-x11-server-xorg - I think we can close this as RAWHIDE...