Bug 2395 - X server crashes under current RawHide for Sparc
X server crashes under current RawHide for Sparc
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
1.0
sparc Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 1999-04-28 12:27 EDT by joel
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-28 12:31:00 EDT
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Description joel 1999-04-28 12:27:35 EDT
The X  server  crashes under the  current RawHide release.
This has been tested with both a SparcStation 4  and 5, with
a  cgsix framebuffer. You can crash the server immediately
by  running 'x11perf -all' and moving the mouse. It  seems
that this problem is related to  compiling the kernel with
egcs-1.1.2. If you compile the kernel with the  RH 5.1
egcs-1.0.2 then the X  server is stable. Here is the
'/proc/version' for the buggy kernel:

Linux version 2.2.5-6 (root@bart.devel.redhat.com) (gcc
version egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)) #1
Fri Apr 9 01:07:10 EDT 1999

The following is for the kernel that  runs the kernel
reliably:

Linux version 2.2.5-6 (root@sun4.ascender.com) (gcc version
egcs-2.90.27 980315 (egcs-1.0.2 release)) #6 Tue Apr 27
12:59:44 IDT 1999
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-04-28 12:31:59 EDT
Fixed in Red Hat Linux 6.0

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