Bug 75697 - gnome-terminal crashes upon startup on 8 bpp, vesa driver
gnome-terminal crashes upon startup on 8 bpp, vesa driver
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vte (Show other bugs)
8.0
i586 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2002-10-11 02:11 EDT by Jaakko R
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-11 13:41:03 EDT
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Description Jaakko R 2002-10-11 02:11:44 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i586; U;) Gecko/20020809

Description of problem:
If I try to launch gnome-terminal I get a screen:
Application "gnome-terminal" (process 8339) has crashed due to a fatal error
(Segmentation fault)

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.8bpp vesa driver
2.launch gnome-terminal
3.
	

Actual Results:  If I try to launch gnome-terminal I get a screen:
Application "gnome-terminal" (process 8339) has crashed due to a fatal error
(Segmentation fault)

Expected Results:  I should get to the prompt.  16 bpp works as expected.

This might be a pango or XFree bug instead of gnome-terminal most likely..

Additional info:

strace gnome-terminal

gets to

open("/home/xxx/.pangox_aliases", O_RDONLY) = -1 ENOENT (No such...
--- SIGSEGV (Segmentation fault)
and a few lines more
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-10-11 10:38:10 EDT
The screen has a "submit a bug report" button, can you please submit the report
to gnome.org, and then add a comment here with the gnome.org bug number?
Comment 2 Jaakko R 2002-10-11 13:06:13 EDT
gnome.org bug #95525.
Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2002-10-11 13:40:56 EDT
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=95525

I predict it's an Xft problem.
Comment 4 Jaakko R 2002-10-21 12:42:34 EDT
I had a stale version vte lying around...  Works ok.

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