Bug 437725 - Apps using Xvideo cause X server to crash
Summary: Apps using Xvideo cause X server to crash
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Airlie
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-16 23:35 UTC by Andy Burns
Modified: 2009-01-09 07:43 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:43:56 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Full Xorg log file (50.17 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-16 23:35 UTC, Andy Burns
no flags Details

Description Andy Burns 2008-03-16 23:35:45 UTC
Description of problem:

When using apps such as mplayer or mythtv the X server crashes

0: /usr/bin/X(xf86SigHandler+0x6d) [0x47fe2d]
1: /lib64/libc.so.6 [0x3e8fc30f30]
2: /usr/bin/X(VidModeGetCurrentModeline+0x4e) [0x483f4e]
3: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions//libextmod.so [0x2aaaaad84eb4]
4: /usr/bin/X(Dispatch+0x1db) [0x44a54b]
5: /usr/bin/X(main+0x465) [0x4332b5]
6: /lib64/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xf4) [0x3e8fc1e074]
7: /usr/bin/X(FontFileCompleteXLFD+0x259) [0x432579]

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

xorg-x11-drv-ati.x86_64                  6.8.0-1.fc8 

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. mplayer /path/to/file.mpeg

Comment 1 Andy Burns 2008-03-16 23:35:45 UTC
Created attachment 298225 [details]
Full Xorg log file

Comment 2 Andy Burns 2008-03-16 23:45:15 UTC
Searching for the symbols in the backtrace I find someone else has had the same


Comment 3 Andy Burns 2008-03-19 16:26:10 UTC
Just to mention in the course of verifying whether rhbz#437700 is fixed in
upstream latest git, I can confirm that this bug *is* fixed in git.

Comment 4 Andy Burns 2008-03-19 17:04:34 UTC
Correction, it can still crash even with the latest git version, but depends on
the modeline whether it crashes or works.

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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 07:43:56 UTC
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is 
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