Bug 453378 - xnest crashes with firefox as client application.
xnest crashes with firefox as client application.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-30 05:07 EDT by Knut-Håvard Aksnes
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:44:51 EDT
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Newest Xorg.log from /var/log (56.34 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-02 06:00 EDT, Knut-Håvard Aksnes
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Description Knut-Håvard Aksnes 2008-06-30 05:07:56 EDT
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:

For me everytime
Steps to Reproduce:
1. In one window run: Xnest :1.0 -geometry 1280x720 -ac
2. In another window run: DISPLAY=:1.0 firefox
Actual results:
Firefox is shown for a short while in the Xnest window before it crashes with
the following output:
(EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed
(EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed
(EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed
X Error of failed request:  BadDrawable (invalid Pixmap or Window parameter)
  Major opcode of failed request:  70 (X_PolyFillRectangle)
  Resource id in failed request:  0x0
  Serial number of failed request:  10376
  Current serial number in output stream:  10377

Expected results:
Netscape running in the window
Additional info:
Testing the Xnest server using vlc instead of netscape works fine.
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-06-30 14:52:01 EDT
It looks like this is neither firefox nor Xorg issue, but it could be hal problem.

However, to be sure we are not blaming innocent, we need some additional
information that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.

Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.

Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 2 Knut-Håvard Aksnes 2008-07-02 05:56:32 EDT
I have some problems with X11 hardware support for my machine, this is reported
as bug 453741. The (EE) config/hal messages seems to be harmless as they appear
early, before starting netscape.
Comment 3 Knut-Håvard Aksnes 2008-07-02 06:00:09 EDT
Created attachment 310776 [details]
Newest Xorg.log from /var/log
Comment 4 Knut-Håvard Aksnes 2008-07-02 09:51:21 EDT
The same behaviour is found on Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop edition running on an old
i686 based server.
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