Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 451218
toped crashes on startup
Last modified: 2008-07-31 18:01:29 EDT
Description of problem:
The toped layout editor crashes immediately, subsequently launching bug-buddy.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run 'toped' from the terminal
toped crashes, subsequently launching bug-buddy
toped layout editor window appearing
toped starts up properly in Fedora 8 (though with instsability issues after
using it for a while).
Created attachment 309210 [details]
The problem is due to the lack of a proper GLX visual - most likely accumulation
buffers and/or double buffering.
The problem is not seen on previous Fedora versions, because (most likely) ATi
or nVidia drivers were used by the packagers.
To prevent the crash - a patch is submitted here (more than a month now -
Nevertheless the program will not run normally without required GLX visual.
Svilen, your patch isn't helping.
First it is doing reverse-patching.
./configure: line 24337: AX_CHECK_GL: command not found
./configure: line 24346: AX_CHECK_GLU: command not found
fails to start
Somehow a wrong patch ended up in the repository.The patch was replaced.
The new patch is:
toped-0.9.0-2.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
toped-0.9.0-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
I've explained the issue here:
toped-0.9.0-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
toped-0.9.0-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
It at least starts for me now. However after using it for a while, looking
around a moderately sized GDS layout the system crashed. The screen went black
and flickered repeatedly (like mode switching). I couldn't ssh in from another
machine. It did respond to ctrl-alt-del, however, and rebooted.
This is probably a problem with the Intel graphics driver, as I've had similar
problems with some other apps.
Svilen Krustev is the main developer and he is taking the bug seriously. Perhaps
soon we will have a fix.
I do appreciate you feedback. A couple of questions:
- your configuration (is that fc9?)
- if you think that's toped specific bug - I'm not sure this is the right place
to discuss it. Please feel free to continue updating toped bug list or to post
in the mailing list.
(In reply to comment #10)
> It at least starts for me now. However after using it for a while, looking
> around a moderately sized GDS layout the system crashed. The screen went black
> and flickered repeatedly (like mode switching). I couldn't ssh in from another
> machine. It did respond to ctrl-alt-del, however, and rebooted.
> This is probably a problem with the Intel graphics driver, as I've had similar
> problems with some other apps.