Bug 988127 - [abrt] alsa-utils-1.0.27.2-2.fc20: vsnprintf: Process /usr/sbin/alsactl was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)
[abrt] alsa-utils-1.0.27.2-2.fc20: vsnprintf: Process /usr/sbin/alsactl was k...
Status: CLOSED EOL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: alsa-utils (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Unspecified
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Jaroslav Kysela
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-07-24 15:27 EDT by Nicolas Mailhot
Modified: 2015-06-29 08:07 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 08:07:34 EDT
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File: backtrace (259.26 KB, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: cgroup (148 bytes, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: core_backtrace (946 bytes, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: dso_list (674 bytes, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: environ (140 bytes, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: limits (1.29 KB, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: maps (3.61 KB, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: open_fds (300 bytes, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:27 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: proc_pid_status (1.01 KB, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:28 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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File: var_log_messages (500 bytes, text/plain)
2013-07-24 15:28 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
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Description Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:28 EDT
Version-Release number of selected component:
alsa-utils-1.0.27.2-2.fc20

Additional info:
reporter:       libreport-2.1.5
backtrace_rating: 4
cmdline:        /usr/sbin/alsactl -s -n 19 -c -E ALSA_CONFIG_PATH=/etc/alsa/alsactl.conf --initfile=/lib/alsa/init/00main rdaemon
crash_function: vsnprintf
executable:     /usr/sbin/alsactl
kernel:         3.11.0-0.rc0.git3.1.fc20.x86_64
runlevel:       unknown
uid:            0

Truncated backtrace:
Thread no. 1 (6 frames)
 #2 vsnprintf at /usr/include/bits/stdio2.h:77
 #3 syslog_ at utils.c:112
 #4 cerror_ at utils.c:154
 #5 set_control at state.c:1325
 #6 set_controls at state.c:1512
 #7 load_state at state.c:1746
Comment 1 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:34 EDT
Created attachment 777942 [details]
File: backtrace
Comment 2 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:37 EDT
Created attachment 777943 [details]
File: cgroup
Comment 3 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:40 EDT
Created attachment 777944 [details]
File: core_backtrace
Comment 4 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:43 EDT
Created attachment 777945 [details]
File: dso_list
Comment 5 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:47 EDT
Created attachment 777946 [details]
File: environ
Comment 6 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:50 EDT
Created attachment 777947 [details]
File: limits
Comment 7 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:53 EDT
Created attachment 777948 [details]
File: maps
Comment 8 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:27:58 EDT
Created attachment 777949 [details]
File: open_fds
Comment 9 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:28:01 EDT
Created attachment 777950 [details]
File: proc_pid_status
Comment 10 Nicolas Mailhot 2013-07-24 15:28:04 EDT
Created attachment 777951 [details]
File: var_log_messages
Comment 11 Fedora End Of Life 2013-09-16 10:45:53 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping/Fedora20
Comment 12 Raymond 2013-11-20 00:30:42 EST
#2  0x000000000040af5a in vsnprintf (__ap=0x7fffbfaf5040, __fmt=0x412c00 "failed to obtain info for control #%d (%s)", __n=<optimized out>, __s=<optimized out>) at /usr/include/bits/stdio2.h:77
No locals.
#3  syslog_ (fcn=<optimized out>, line=<optimized out>, fmt=fmt@entry=0x412c00 "failed to obtain info for control #%d (%s)", ap=ap@entry=0x7fffbfaf5040, prio=3) at utils.c:112
        buf = "/usr/sbin/alsactl: set_control:1325failed to obtain info for control #\000\000\000\000\000\000\000\000\000\000 \000\000\000\060\000\000\000\000P\257\277\377\177\000\000\200R\257\277\377\177\000\000pR\257\277\377\177\000\000\244\347\304\221\067\000\000\000:\355\n\226\067\000\000\000\070\355\n\226\067\000\000\000P\252\304\221\067\000\000\000\244\347\304\221\067\000\000\000\256\377\v\226\067\000\000\000\254\377\v\226\067\000\000\000P\252\304\221\067", '\000' <repeats 11 times>, "\360M\257\277\377\177", '\000' <repeats 18 times>...
#4  0x000000000040b4f5 in cerror_ (fcn=fcn@entry=0x412aa8 <__FUNCTION__.9607> "set_control", line=line@entry=1325, cond=<optimized out>, fmt=fmt@entry=0x412c00 "failed to obtain info for control #%d (%s)") at utils.c:154
        ap = {{gp_offset = 8, fp_offset = 0, overflow_arg_area = 0x6, reg_save_area = 0x76}}
#5  0x0000000000409a81 in set_control (handle=0xafe880, control=0xafdce0, maxnumid=maxnumid@entry=0x7fffbfaf59bc, doit=doit@entry=1) at state.c:1325
        ctl = 0x7fffbfaf5260
        info = 0x7fffbfaf5140
        i = <optimized out>
        next = 0xafdd98
        numid1 = <optimized out>
        iface = SND_CTL_ELEM_IFACE_CARD
        iface1 = <optimized out>
        name1 = <optimized out>
        numid = 5
        type = <optimized out>
        count = <optimized out>
        device = 0
        device1 = <optimized out>
        subdevice = 0
        subdevice1 = <optimized out>
        name = 0xafdde0 "HDMI Jack"
        index1 = <optimized out>
        index = 0
        value = 0xafde90
        comment = 0xafdf00
        idx = <optimized out>
        err = -2
        set = <optimized out>
        id = 0xafdc70 "5"
        __FUNCTION__ = "set_control"
Comment 13 Adam Williamson 2013-12-19 21:02:21 EST
Another user experienced a similar problem:

Didn't do anything specific, I guess this happens during boot or shutdown.

reporter:       libreport-2.1.10
backtrace_rating: 4
cmdline:        /usr/sbin/alsactl -s -n 19 -c -E ALSA_CONFIG_PATH=/etc/alsa/alsactl.conf --initfile=/lib/alsa/init/00main rdaemon
crash_function: vsnprintf
executable:     /usr/sbin/alsactl
kernel:         3.12.0-0.rc3.git4.2.fc21.x86_64
package:        alsa-utils-1.0.27.2-3.fc20
reason:         Process /usr/sbin/alsactl was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)
runlevel:       5 3
type:           CCpp
uid:            0
Comment 14 Raymond 2013-12-20 00:28:47 EST
Are you sure that your case are the same ?

 iface = SND_CTL_ELEM_IFACE_CARD  
 name = 0xafdde0 "HDMI Jack"

This is the jack detection kcontrol of hdmi which has only have read access and fails at set_control
Comment 15 Raymond 2013-12-20 00:31:55 EST
it is most likely a bug in alsactl

rdaemon   <card>  like daemon but do the state restore at first


this option restore value to controls with only read access
Comment 16 Adam Williamson 2013-12-20 00:32:12 EST
It's an automated dupe from abrt. I'm not sure of anything.
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