Bug 470787 - X server crashes
X server crashes
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-10 04:58 EST by hayim
Modified: 2018-04-11 05:04 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 12:50:16 EDT
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Xorg.0.log (28.06 KB, text/plain)
2008-11-12 05:45 EST, hayim
no flags Details
xorg.conf (1012 bytes, text/plain)
2008-11-12 05:46 EST, hayim
no flags Details
stdout/stderr of startx (2.99 KB, text/plain)
2008-11-12 05:47 EST, hayim
no flags Details

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Description hayim 2008-11-10 04:58:08 EST
Description of problem:

Fedora 9 (upgraded from FC8) installed on Lenovo N200.
Since the upgrade 2-3 time a day the X server crashes.

(I am logged out in the middle of work)
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-11-10 13:12:56 EST
Thanks for the bug report.  We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require 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 hayim 2008-11-12 05:45:11 EST
Created attachment 323319 [details]
Comment 3 hayim 2008-11-12 05:46:00 EST
Created attachment 323320 [details]
Comment 4 hayim 2008-11-12 05:47:16 EST
Created attachment 323321 [details]
stdout/stderr of startx

the output of startx, when running in initlevel 3 and running X manually
Comment 5 hayim 2008-11-25 07:14:09 EST
I saw this in dmesg, after two crashes:

X[2679]: segfault at 10000084 eip 479327dd esp bfa29638 error 6
tomboy[2971]: segfault at b6f4f2f8 eip b6f4f2f8 esp bfebcdfc error 4
npviewer.bin[3864]: segfault at 00000013 eip b7b0fdb7 esp bf8aa6c4 error 4
X[3211]: segfault at 10000084 eip 479327dd esp bfc26f08 error 6
tomboy[3446]: segfault at b6fa02f8 eip b6fa02f8 esp bfb4e72c error 4
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 23:14:00 EDT
This message is a reminder that Fedora 9 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
and issuing updates for Fedora 9.  It is Fedora's policy to close all
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 12:50:16 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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