Bug 599084 - X (with intel driver) crashes on opengl (e.g., antspotlight -root)
Summary: X (with intel driver) crashes on opengl (e.g., antspotlight -root)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-intel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 13
Hardware: All Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Keywords: Triaged
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-02 16:24 UTC by John Heidemann
Modified: 2018-04-11 06:58 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 17:21:53 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Xorg.0.log.old showing crash (48.34 KB, text/plain)
2010-06-02 16:26 UTC, John Heidemann
no flags Details
Xorg.0.log (87.85 KB, text/plain)
2010-07-11 06:30 UTC, Peter Belew
no flags Details

Description John Heidemann 2010-06-02 16:24:27 UTC
Description of problem:

X crashes, throwing one out into the gdm ghetto,
after some time of just running screensavers (every day or so).
The problem seems to be reliably triggered by the antspotlight
OpenGL screensaver.  It is likely triggered by other OpenGL programs,
but not all.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
(also happens with the current fc13 xscreensaver-gl-extras)

How reproducible:
happens consistently
run antspotlight -root
(doesn't seem to happen without -root)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start up x
2. /usr/libexec/xscreensaver/antspotlight -root
3. feel the pain
Actual results:

x crashes, kicked out to gdm (or in my case, xdm)

Expected results:

pretty ant-y screensaving goodness and a rock solid X server, more like F12

Additional info:

I will attach Xorg.0.log.old (Xorg.0.log is the not-yet-crashed-current X)

Comment 1 John Heidemann 2010-06-02 16:26:07 UTC
Created attachment 419095 [details]
Xorg.0.log.old showing crash

To find crash, search for "Backtrace:" in the log.

Comment 2 John Heidemann 2010-06-02 18:49:30 UTC
By the way, it seems appropriate to up this to a severity "high" bug, since crashing X is unpleasant, and having it crash randomly sometime over 24 hours is particularly unpleasant.  (However, the 24 hour random crash only happens with the 3rd party xscreensaver-gl-extras package added.)

(Sorry, it's not clear that I can elevate bug severity once I file the bug.)

Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2010-06-07 21:17:06 UTC
[ 81099.837] 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x28) [0x49e708]
[ 81099.837] 1: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x603d9) [0x4603d9]
[ 81099.838] 2: /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x3b43c00000+0x32a40) [0x3b43c32a40]
[ 81099.838] 3: /usr/bin/X (miDoCopy+0x58) [0x547a18]
[ 81099.838] 4: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/intel_drv.so (0x7f6afccf2000+0x3a020) [0x7f6afcd2c020]
[ 81099.838] 5: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0xd4478) [0x4d4478]
[ 81099.838] 6: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/intel_drv.so (0x7f6afccf2000+0x35c02) [0x7f6afcd27c02]
[ 81099.838] 7: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/intel_drv.so (0x7f6afccf2000+0x368b9) [0x7f6afcd288b9]
[ 81099.838] 8: /usr/lib64/libdrm.so.2 (drmHandleEvent+0x103) [0x3b54c067c3]
[ 81099.838] 9: /usr/bin/X (WakeupHandler+0x4b) [0x43159b]
[ 81099.838] 10: /usr/bin/X (WaitForSomething+0x1d7) [0x45a767]
[ 81099.838] 11: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x2c042) [0x42c042]
[ 81099.838] 12: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x219ca) [0x4219ca]
[ 81099.838] 13: /lib64/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xfd) [0x3b43c1ec5d]
[ 81099.838] 14: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x21579) [0x421579]
[ 81099.839] Segmentation fault at address (nil)
[ 81099.839] 
Fatal server error:
[ 81099.839] Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting

Comment 4 Peter Belew 2010-07-11 06:28:23 UTC
I have formerly had this problem on an Averatec 3280 laptop running various Ubuntu versions, and reported it as Ubuntu Launchpad bug #455954.

I recently installed Fedora 13 instead, and experience the same lockup as described above. The relevant packages are

$ rpm -qa | grep xscreensaver-gl

Some lspci -v output:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M800/K8N800/K8N800A [S3 UniChrome Pro] (rev 01) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: TWINHEAD INTERNATIONAL Corp Device 0315
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
	Memory at f4000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
	Memory at fd000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
	Expansion ROM at fe2f0000 [disabled] [size=64K]
	Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [70] AGP version 3.0
	Kernel modules: viafb

I'm attaching Xorg.0.log

Comment 5 Peter Belew 2010-07-11 06:30:30 UTC
Created attachment 430965 [details]

Xorg.0.log after rebooting after the system froze

Comment 6 Adam Jackson 2011-04-18 18:19:01 UTC
Peter, your bug is assuredly not this bug.  The VIA and Intel 3D drivers are wildly different.

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