Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 820028
restarting networkmanager crashes gnome shell
Last modified: 2013-02-13 15:35:03 EST
Description of problem:
# systemctl restart NetworkManager.service
Gnome shell crashes and restarts, the following appears in dmseg:
gnome-shell: segfault at 0 ip 0000003d52c86dea sp 00007fff9ebddbe8 error 4 in libc-2.14.90.so[3d52c00000+1ad000]
/var/log/messages has this in amongst the NM startup messages:
May 9 00:42:59 atlas kernel: [10192.122874] gnome-shell general protection ip:3f0f833000 sp:7fff331c4a50 error:0 in libgobject-2.0.so.0.3000.3[3f0f800000+4c000]
May 9 00:42:59 atlas gnome-session: WARNING: Application 'gnome-shell.desktop' killed by signal
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernels 3.3.2-6.fc16.x86_64 / 3.3.4-3.fc16.x86_64
Not 100%, seems to be related to a loss of network (maybe a NM bug then?)
The update: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2012-7172/NetworkManager-0.9.4-5.git20120502.fc16 likely fixes this
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