Bug 437899 - Enabling composite with r300 crashes X server
Summary: Enabling composite with r300 crashes X server
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kristian Høgsberg
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-17 23:56 UTC by Shawn Starr
Modified: 2018-04-11 11:53 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-03-19 06:00:03 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
startx output (12.63 KB, application/text)
2008-03-18 01:04 UTC, Shawn Starr
no flags Details
Xorg crash with full debug (13.65 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-18 02:06 UTC, Shawn Starr
no flags Details

Description Shawn Starr 2008-03-17 23:56:57 UTC
Description of problem:

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


How reproducible:
Use the default composite extension, try to load X, it will crash with a stack
dump (will provide in a bit)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch X as a normal user (startx) or use KDM (KDE 4.x)
2. X server will crash with segfault and produce a dump
Actual results:
Crashes when composite is attempted to be used

Expected results:
Application requesting composite launches normally.

Additional info:

Rawhide snapshot. I'll provide stackdump later today.

Comment 1 Shawn Starr 2008-03-18 00:19:04 UTC
Note: I am use XAA no EXA for software acceleration

kdeinit4: Got EXEC_NEW '/usr/local/kde4/bin/kgpg' from launcher.
kdeinit4: preparing to launch /usr/local/kde4/bin/kgpg
0: X(xf86SigHandler+0x79) [0x80bc2d9]
1: [0x131400]
2: X(miHandleValidateExposures+0x37) [0x8127827]
3: X(UnmapWindow+0x1f8) [0x80702c8]
4: X(compFreeClientWindow+0x2d3) [0x8143b43]
5: X [0x813f604]
6: X(FreeResource+0x10c) [0x806dacc]
7: X(compUnredirectWindow+0x8b) [0x8142f0b]
8: X [0x813fe5c]
9: X [0x8127e45]
10: X [0x8127e57]
11: X(miChangeSaveUnder+0x6b) [0x8127efb]
12: X(MapWindow+0x37b) [0x8070a2b]
13: X(ProcMapWindow+0x69) [0x8085119]
14: X(Dispatch+0x34f) [0x808599f]
15: X(main+0x47d) [0x806b31d]
16: /lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xe6) [0x418606]
17: X(FontFileCompleteXLFD+0x22d) [0x806a701]

Comment 2 Shawn Starr 2008-03-18 00:23:24 UTC
I should also note I am building KDE '4.1' from their svn trunk so I don't know
if this is triggering some new bug in Xcomposite.

Comment 3 Shawn Starr 2008-03-18 01:04:38 UTC
Created attachment 298322 [details]
startx output

startx output

Comment 4 Shawn Starr 2008-03-18 02:06:00 UTC
Created attachment 298324 [details]
Xorg crash with full debug

Comment 5 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-18 11:23:20 UTC
This is quite certainly not stacktrace from Xorg. Trying compiz, but not sure.

Comment 6 Shawn Starr 2008-03-18 14:42:57 UTC
This comes from KDE 4.x (in this case KDE 4.1) not compiz, Kwin also supports
composite effects like compiz does.

This bug is also logged in https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15100

Comment 7 Shawn Starr 2008-03-18 14:43:57 UTC
The stacktrace is from Xorg (libXcomposite and core X server)

Comment 8 Shawn Starr 2008-03-19 04:07:40 UTC
Note, disabling backing store in xorg.conf gets me no crashing.

Option      "BackingStore" "false"

Comment 9 Shawn Starr 2008-05-09 15:56:53 UTC
Lower priority, still a bug, but this is totally workaroundable.

Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:40:21 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 11 Shawn Starr 2009-03-19 06:00:03 UTC
Oh close this, we're in KMS now, and this bug is totally moot.

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