Description of problem:
kde-window-decorator Crashes quite often. The window borders and their title
bars disappear. Last time it crashed during Amarok start up - the last two crashes.
It is not a critical crash, as
> compiz-manager --replace &
restores the original state and the running application are not effected otherwise.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
My Fedora-8 is up-to-date:
compiz.x86_64 0.6.2-3.fc8 installed
compiz-gnome.x86_64 0.6.2-3.fc8 installed
compiz-kde.x86_64 0.6.2-3.fc8 installed
compiz-manager.noarch 0.6.0-4.fc8 installed
kicker-compiz.x86_64 3.5.4-4.fc8 installed
libcompizconfig.x86_64 0.6.0-3.fc8 installed
It happens while launching application Amarok, but probably also some others.
It does not happen always, just sporadically.
Steps to Reproduce:
Launch Amarok - not always - sporadically.
kde-window-decorator crash with SIGSEGV, 11.
I am using nVidia video driver from Livna.org :
kmod-nvidia.x86_64 169.07-1.lvn8 installed
kmod-nvidia-184.108.40.206-85.fc8.x86_64 169.07-1.lvn8 installed
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia.x86_64 169.07-4.lvn8 installed
I am not sure if it is related.
See also attached back-traces from the last two crashes:
I found some similar entries in BugZilla, but they were related to
gnome-window-dekorator, thus I decided to create a new entry.
Created attachment 292276 [details]
Created attachment 292277 [details]
Created attachment 309191 [details]
I'm having the same problem: sporadic kde-window-decorator crashes with an
x86-64 box and an nvidia driver from livna. Some differences in the packages
installed, though, namely:
package kicker-compiz is not installed
I guess that rules out kicker-compiz as the culprit!
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