unity-panel-service crashed with signal 5 in g_type_create_instance() from bamf_matcher_get_default()

Bug #1201947 reported by Nicolas DERIVE on 2013-07-16
454
This bug affects 63 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Application Menu Indicator
Confirmed
Undecided
Unassigned
BAMF
Undecided
Unassigned
indicator-appmenu (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Opening a new firefox window, I got this crash.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: indicator-appmenu 13.01.0daily13.06.07-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.10.0-2.11-generic 3.10.0
Uname: Linux 3.10.0-2-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.10.2-0ubuntu4
Architecture: i386
CheckboxSubmission: c4273c0f4f2b8d26cd6bf31cadfd2912
CheckboxSystem: a871981cb5bdf4d6ebd55be46becf77e
Date: Wed Jul 17 00:06:00 2013
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/unity/unity-panel-service
MarkForUpload: True
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/unity/unity-panel-service
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8
 LANGUAGE=fr_FR:en
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
Signal: 5
SourcePackage: indicator-appmenu
StacktraceTop:
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libbamf3.so.1
 g_type_create_instance (type=162641616) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gtype.c:1868
 g_object_new_internal (class=class@entry=0x9b1b740, params=params@entry=0x0, n_params=n_params@entry=0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gobject.c:1743
 g_object_newv (object_type=object_type@entry=162641616, n_parameters=n_parameters@entry=0, parameters=parameters@entry=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gobject.c:1887
 g_object_new (object_type=162641616, first_property_name=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gobject.c:1553
Title: unity-panel-service crashed with signal 5 in g_type_create_instance()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-05-25 (51 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip fax floppy fuse lpadmin netdev plugdev pulse pulse-access scanner tape users video

Nicolas DERIVE (kalon33) wrote :

StacktraceTop:
 bamf_matcher_init (self=0x9b1ed88) at bamf-matcher.c:224
 g_type_create_instance (type=162641616) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gtype.c:1868
 g_object_new_internal (class=class@entry=0x9b1b740, params=params@entry=0x0, n_params=n_params@entry=0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gobject.c:1743
 g_object_newv (object_type=object_type@entry=162641616, n_parameters=n_parameters@entry=0, parameters=parameters@entry=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gobject.c:1887
 g_object_new (object_type=object_type@entry=162641616, first_property_name=first_property_name@entry=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.3/./gobject/gobject.c:1553

Changed in indicator-appmenu (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in indicator-appmenu (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
information type: Private → Public
tags: added: trusty
Charles Kerr (charlesk) wrote :

This crash happening because libbamf crashes when it can't init a BamfMatcher:

http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~unity-team/bamf/trunk/view/597/lib/libbamf/bamf-matcher.c#L208

Changed in bamf:
status: New → Confirmed
Charles Kerr (charlesk) on 2014-03-21
summary: unity-panel-service crashed with signal 5 in g_type_create_instance()
+ from bamf_matcher_get_default()
tags: added: utopic
Maurice Clerc (maurice-clerc) wrote :

Ubuntu 14.10.
Just turning my computer on:
"unity-panel-service crashed with signal 5 in g_type_create_instance()"
Same bug?

Changed in indicator-appmenu:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in indicator-appmenu (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: added: wily
tstrike (tstrike34) wrote :

This bug is driving me crazy!! Makes it scary to reboot... Sometimes when you reboot, the system gets stuck meaning you have to do a hardware reboot (battery pull) and forcing a fsck.

*sigh*

shankao (shankao) wrote :

Still an error in Yakkety

tags: added: yakkety
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