Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 437725
Apps using Xvideo cause X server to crash
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:43:56 EST
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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. mplayer /path/to/file.mpeg
Created attachment 298225 [details]
Full Xorg log file
Searching for the symbols in the backtrace I find someone else has had the same
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.
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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