Bug 503748 - Intermittent X crashes with radeon driver [NEEDINFO]
Intermittent X crashes with radeon driver
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Airlie
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-06-02 10:03 EDT by moabi2000
Modified: 2010-06-28 08:47 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 08:47:26 EDT
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mcepl: needinfo? (moabi2000)

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2009-06-02 10:03 EDT, moabi2000
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Description moabi2000 2009-06-02 10:03:30 EDT
Created attachment 346256 [details]
Xorg log

Description of problem:

I get X crashes regularly, but not reproducibly. It tends to happen most often when scrolling a large document (with okular, evince or OO.o) or when clicking on a contact in skype. It doesn't happen everytime though. This is the backtrace (which is the same every time). It is similar but not identical to bug 487534. :

*** glibc detected *** /usr/bin/Xorg: double free or corruption (!prev): 0x0a415238 ***
 ======= Backtrace: =========
 ======= Memory map: ========
 00110000-00145000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 763532     /usr/lib/libXfont.so.1.4.1
 00145000-00146000 rw-p 00035000 08:06 763532     /usr/lib/libXfont.so.1.4.1
 00146000-00147000 rw-p 00146000 00:00 0
 00147000-00165000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 1695763    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libextmod.so
                                                                                                                                                            00165000-00167000 rw-p 0001d000 08:06 1695763    
 00167000-0016b000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 1695760    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdbe.so
 0016b000-0016c000 rw-p 00003000 08:06 1695760    
 0016c000-001cf000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 1695764    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
 001cf000-001d2000 rw-p 00062000 08:06 1695764    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
001d2000-001d8000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 1695765    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/librecord.so
                                                                              001d8000-001d9000 rw-p 00006000 08:06 1695765    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/librecord.so
 001d9000-001e2000 r-xp 
00000000 08:06
1695761    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri.so
 001e2000-001e3000 rw-p 00008000 08:06 1695761    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri.so
 001e3000-001e5000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 1695762    
 001e5000-001e6000 rw-p 00001000 08:06 1695762    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri2.so
 001e6000-00288000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 33632      
00288000-00290000 rw-p 000a2000 08:06 33632      /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/radeon_drv.so
 00290000-00295000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 1687612    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/vesa_drv.so
rw-p 00005000 08:06 1687612    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/vesa_drv.so
 00296000-0029a000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 1425418    /usr/lib/xorg/modules/linux/libfbdevhw.so
 0029a000-0029b000 rw-p 00003000 08:06 1425418    
 0029b000-002ab000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 256534     /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libexa.so
 002ab000-002ac000 rw-p 0000f000 08:06 256534     /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libexa.so 
002ac000-002af000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 924        /usr/lib/libdrm_radeon.so.1.0.0
 002af000-002b0000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 924        /usr/lib/libdrm_radeon.so.1.0.0
 002b0000-002b8000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 31036      
 002b8000-002b9000 rw-p 00008000 08:06 31036      /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/evdev_drv.so
 002b9000-002c5000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 376989     /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/synaptics_drv.so
002c5000-002c6000 rw-p 0000c000 08:06 376989     /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/synaptics_drv.so
 002c8000-00357000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 763484     /usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6.3.20
 00357000-0035b000 rw-p 0008e000 08:06 
 0035b000-00380000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 123142     /lib/libexpat.so.1.5.2
 0 bfd20000-bfd35000 rw-p bffeb000 00:00 0          [stack]33000 rw-s 1006ec000 00:0f 1333      /dev/dri/card0b8033000-b8035000 rw-s 2f046000 00:0f 1333       /dev/dri/card0b8035000-b8036000 rw-p 
b8035000 00:00

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How reproducible:
Not - intermitent, but regularly when scrolling large documents or clicking a contact in skype.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 moabi2000 2009-06-02 10:05:33 EDT
Whoops, that's:

xorg-x11-drv-ati.i586                6.12.2-14.fc11     

Comment 2 moabi2000 2009-06-02 15:02:40 EDT
Just to say I have found a document that when opened with OOWriter (3.1) always causes this crash on my machine. I can send by personal mail if it would help.

Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2009-06-04 09:40:54 EDT
(In reply to comment #2)
> Hi
> Just to say I have found a document that when opened with OOWriter (3.1) always
> causes this crash on my machine. I can send by personal mail if it would help.

Well, you can try it ... my email is mcepl at domain redhat.com.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 12:58:50 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 5 Thomas Kisiel 2009-06-14 05:17:08 EDT
I am not sure if this is the same cause of my X crash, but I had frequent crash when I was writing a homework. It's getting pretty annoying... This always happens while scrolling a large PDF in Okular.

I can also reproduce it every time. After the crash my memory consumption is drastically higher than before.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Open a large PDF file (mine is 5 MiB)
2. Scroll trough it a few times (from end to beginning and back up again)
3. X will crash
4. After log in high memory consumption visible via htop

I am also using the radeon driver (my card is a X800).
Comment 6 Matěj Cepl 2009-11-05 13:30:27 EST
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command

yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'

Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12 Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ . By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .

Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.

If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.

[This is a bulk message for all open Fedora Rawhide Xorg-related bugs. I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper attention.]
Comment 7 Matěj Cepl 2010-02-26 07:26:13 EST
Could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.

[Note please, that this is machine generated comment for large amount of bugs; due to some technical issues, it is possible we've missed some of the responses -- it is happens, please, just a make a comment about that; that we will see. Thank you]
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Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 08:47:26 EDT
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