Bug 600862 - Xorg server crashes when certain popup dialog box is issued
Summary: Xorg server crashes when certain popup dialog box is issued
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati
Version: 13
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jérôme Glisse
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Keywords: Triaged
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-06 11:44 UTC by Michal Ambroz
Modified: 2011-06-27 17:38 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2011-06-27 17:38:24 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
crash log 2 (62.74 KB, text/plain)
2010-06-06 11:45 UTC, Michal Ambroz
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crash log 3 (57.52 KB, text/plain)
2010-06-06 11:46 UTC, Michal Ambroz
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crash log (69.64 KB, text/plain)
2010-06-06 11:46 UTC, Michal Ambroz
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screenshot-firefox.png (65.11 KB, image/png)
2010-06-06 11:47 UTC, Michal Ambroz
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screenshot-firefox2.png (190.36 KB, image/png)
2010-06-06 11:49 UTC, Michal Ambroz
no flags Details

Description Michal Ambroz 2010-06-06 11:44:09 UTC
Description of problem:
I have got issue with my Xorg server. If certain type of popup dialog box is triggered the Xorg server crashes with the segmentation fault error. I am not sure whether it is the server or ATI driver, but I would rather say the driver, because I am able to perform the action on machine with nvidia gpu.

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

How reproducible:
I was able to trigger this error 5 times in a row 5 out of 5 tries = 100% reproducible.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login to GUI as normal user
2. Open firefox (with no-script addon installed)
3. Browse to site where scritps are not enabled yet - in my case for example www.stream.cz (something like czech youtube)
4. In the bottom of the screen message pops up that scripts are forbidden
   See screenshot-firefox.png
5. Click the "Options" button
Actual results:
Xorg crashes with this backtrace message in the errorlog.
[136507.704] 0: /usr/bin/Xorg (xorg_backtrace+0x3c) [0x80e51dc]
[136507.704] 1: /usr/bin/Xorg (0x8047000+0x5e176) [0x80a5176]
[136507.704] 2: (vdso) (__kernel_rt_sigreturn+0x0) [0x69d40c]
[136507.704] 3: /lib/libc.so.6 (0xab1000+0x792c6) [0xb2a2c6]
[136507.704] Segmentation fault at address (nil)
Fatal server error:
[136507.704] Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting

Expected results:
Popup menu should be displayed as shows the screenshot from different machine.

Additional info:
$ lspci |grep ATI
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10]

Comment 1 Michal Ambroz 2010-06-06 11:45:27 UTC
Created attachment 421580 [details]
crash log 2

Comment 2 Michal Ambroz 2010-06-06 11:46:06 UTC
Created attachment 421581 [details]
crash log 3

Comment 3 Michal Ambroz 2010-06-06 11:46:44 UTC
Created attachment 421583 [details]
crash log

Comment 4 Michal Ambroz 2010-06-06 11:47:26 UTC
Created attachment 421584 [details]

Comment 5 Michal Ambroz 2010-06-06 11:49:34 UTC
Created attachment 421585 [details]

How it shuold look like. Screenshot taken on different box.

Comment 6 Adam Williamson 2010-06-07 13:57:53 UTC
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 11:51:29 UTC
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Comment 8 Michal Ambroz 2011-06-03 13:07:47 UTC
Unfortunately I am not able to try the same configuration again for new version of Fedora. Because of this problem I have changed hardware to something else.

Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 17:38:24 UTC
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is 
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