Bug 860052 - (EE) Warning: attempting to log data in a signal unsafe manner while in signal context. ... VMWARE(0): vmmouse enable absolute mode
(EE) Warning: attempting to log data in a signal unsafe manner while in signa...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-vmmouse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2012-09-24 15:01 EDT by Steve Tyler
Modified: 2014-02-05 07:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 07:18:38 EST
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anaconda.xlog (57.15 KB, text/plain)
2012-09-24 15:01 EDT, Steve Tyler
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Description Steve Tyler 2012-09-24 15:01:59 EDT
Created attachment 616684 [details]

Description of problem:
This warning appears in anaconda.xlog after installing F18-Alpha (Final):

(EE) BUG: triggered 'if (inSignalContext)'
(EE) BUG: log.c:472 in LogVMessageVerb()
(EE) Warning: attempting to log data in a signal unsafe manner while in signal context. Please update to check inSignalContext and/or use LogMessageVerbSigSafe() or ErrorFSigSafe(). The offending log format message is:
VMWARE(0): vmmouse enable absolute mode

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora-18-Alpha-x86_64-netinst.iso (Final)

[    27.593] (II) Module vmmouse: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[    27.593]    compiled for, module version = 12.9.0


How reproducible:
Presumably always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Do a minimal net install in a VM:
   $ qemu-kvm -m 1024 -hda f18-test-2.img -cdrom ~/xfr/fedora/F18/F18-Alpha/RC3/Fedora-18-Alpha-x86_64-netinst.iso -vga qxl -boot menu=on
Actual results:
Warning in anaconda.xlog.

Expected results:
No warning in anaconda.xlog.

Additional info:
anaconda.xlog is supposed to be in /var/log/anaconda/, but due to Bug 860041, it is in /var/log/ as anaconda.anaconda.xlog.
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