Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 587415
Wakeup from hibernate on Samsung NC10 causes memory corruption
Last modified: 2011-06-27 11:58:20 EDT
Description of problem:
After waking up from hibernate (but not suspend), lots of processes seem to encounter memory corruption. They will crash a lot of the time. After restarting those processes, they will crash again. I had this happen to nautilus, to gnome-terminal+shell, and others.
Basically, the system is rendered unusable until I reboot.
Processes die with a SIGSEGV, so maybe there is no memory corruption, but the processes pages are not mapped, or the kernel has problems. Again, restarting the processes does not help - they will immediately crash again.
The problem occurs with Fedora 12 kernels and Fedora 13.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Pretty much any installation of Fedora 12 or 13.
Hibernate (not just suspend) the Samsung NC10. Wake it up again. Work with it. Crashes will ensue.
(I'm not sure this is just a HW problem, but otherwise the system runs great, including suspend to RAM. The problem is limited to the Samsung NC10; I've had other machines hibernate nicely with the same software.)
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