Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444546
Kernel + dbus + console-kit-daemon + segfault
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:55:36 EST
Description of problem:
After I update my T61p on Sunday to latest rawhides updates ( 27.04.08 ),
dbus and console kit started to segfault.
[root@localhost ~]# grep segfault /var/log/messages && uname -r && rpm -qf
/bin/dbus-daemon && rpm -qf /usr/sbin/console-kit-daemon
Apr 27 22:22:23 localhost kernel: dbus-daemon: segfault at 7fa5392c0300 ip
e2b8f2 sp 7fff40b5e418 error 4 in libc-2.8.so[dab000+162000]
Apr 27 22:22:26 localhost kernel: console-kit-dae: segfault at 8 ip
3a2802a699 sp 41779ff0 error 4 in libglib-2.0.so.0.1600.3[3a28000000+de000]
Apr 28 21:51:59 localhost kernel: dbus-daemon: segfault at 7f83ee3a5ff0 ip
e2b8f2 sp 7ffff46f88e8 error 4 in libc-2.8.so[dab000+162000]
Apr 28 21:52:01 localhost kernel: console-kit-dae: segfault at 8 ip
3a2802a699 sp 41eb7ff0 error 4 in libglib-2.0.so.0.1600.3[3a28000000+de000]
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Seem to happen after random periot of time..
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Star at the screen and wait for it to happen..
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Why do you think it's a kernel bug when user programs segfault?
Looks like two different bugs -- one in dbus and another in ConsoleKit.
Why don't you remove the kernel then from the summary and move the bug then
Bug 440349 looks like something similar, but with a low frequency, and
has some backtraces from gdb attached (apparently they are "weird" -
maybe a stack is smashed?). See also comment #5 in bug 440349
for apparently analogous observations from a 32-bit F8 installation.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
This can be closed as FIXED have not noticed this since F9 final came out
+ it was filed against wrong component will file against correct one if
I come across this again.
I've had the same segfaults, also on a T61p, twice since yesterday:
messages-20080804:Aug 4 11:28:11 localhost kernel: dbus-daemon: segfault at 7f1bf3561b80 ip e2b9c2 sp 7ffffa7afc08 error 4 in libc-2.8.so[dab000+162000]
messages-20080804:Aug 4 11:28:28 localhost kernel: console-kit-dae: segfault at 8 ip c9c6a9 sp 40f5bff0 error 4 in libglib-2.0.so.0.1600.5.#prelink#.XoZ9Kb (deleted)[c72000+df000]
messages:Aug 5 10:37:10 localhost kernel: dbus-daemon: segfault at 7ff947492800 ip e2b9c2 sp 7fff4d203488 error 4 in libc-2.8.so[dab000+162000]
messages:Aug 5 10:37:14 localhost kernel: console-kit-dae: segfault at 8 ip 303ae2a6a9 sp 40ba8ff0 error 4 in libglib-2.0.so.0.1600.5[303ae00000+df000]
After these, the X server crashed.
These were the first such occurences since I installed FC9 after it came out, but I don't see any particularly suspicious RPM installed in the last few days:
pdfedit-0.4.1-1.fc9 Mon 04 Aug 2008 09:33:34 AM CDT
albumart-1.6.5-1 Sun 03 Aug 2008 08:22:21 AM CDT
python-mutagen-1.13-2.fc9 Sun 03 Aug 2008 08:19:28 AM CDT
PyQt4-4.3.3-2.fc9 Sun 03 Aug 2008 08:19:25 AM CDT
libdiscid-0.1.1-6.fc9 Sun 03 Aug 2008 08:19:21 AM CDT
binutils-devel-188.8.131.52.6-5.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:59 AM CDT
binutils-184.108.40.206.6-5.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:56 AM CDT
kde-settings-4.0-25.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:53 AM CDT
kde-settings-kdm-4.0-25.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:52 AM CDT
rsyslog-3.18.1-1.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:48 AM CDT
gtk-nodoka-engine-0.7.1-1.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:47 AM CDT
binutils-devel-220.127.116.11.6-5.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:46 AM CDT
libsemanage-2.0.25-3.fc9 Fri 01 Aug 2008 07:31:43 AM CDT
In both cases, the crashes occured while or just after watching a DVD (with VLC).
If you can get a stack trace, it would help a lot:
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