X crashes when loading screensaver (manual install)

Bug #125358 reported by John on 2007-07-11
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Bug Description

I have an NVIDIA geForce FX 5200 with the latest drivers straight from NVIDIA. Here is a cut of Xorg.log:

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SetGrabKeysState - disabled

Backtrace:
0: /usr/X11R6/bin/X(xf86SigHandler+0x81) [0x80c5d91]
1: [0xb7f83420]

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting
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I am using Ubuntu 7.04 on Linux 2.6.19.2. I just upgraded from Edgy.

Soul-Sing (soulzing) wrote :

would you please post the outcome of glxinfo (in the terminal.)
are you using a 3d screensaver?

John (andromeda) wrote :

3272 frames in 5.0 seconds = 653.931 FPS
3863 frames in 5.0 seconds = 772.558 FPS
3879 frames in 5.0 seconds = 775.753 FPS
4017 frames in 5.0 seconds = 803.233 FPS
3858 frames in 5.0 seconds = 771.501 FPS
4156 frames in 5.0 seconds = 831.194 FPS
3549 frames in 5.0 seconds = 709.656 FPS
2891 frames in 5.1 seconds = 561.861 FPS
4062 frames in 5.0 seconds = 812.367 FPS
4278 frames in 5.0 seconds = 855.528 FPS
4289 frames in 5.0 seconds = 857.751 FPS
4246 frames in 5.0 seconds = 849.197 FPS
7798 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1559.447 FPS
...

Yes I am using colorfire.

Soul-Sing (soulzing) wrote :

dont use a 3d screensaver. please dont post glxgears but glxinfo. thx.:)

John (andromeda) wrote :
Download full text (12.6 KiB)

name of display: :0.0
display: :0 screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
server glx version string: 1.4
server glx extensions:
    GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig,
    GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SGI_video_sync, GLX_SGI_swap_control,
    GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_NV_float_buffer
client glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
client glx version string: 1.4
client glx extensions:
    GLX_ARB_get_proc_address, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_visual_info,
    GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_EXT_import_context, GLX_SGI_video_sync,
    GLX_NV_swap_group, GLX_NV_video_out, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_pbuffer,
    GLX_SGI_swap_control, GLX_NV_float_buffer, GLX_ARB_fbconfig_float,
    GLX_EXT_fbconfig_packed_float, GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap,
    GLX_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB
GLX version: 1.3
GLX extensions:
    GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig,
    GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SGI_video_sync, GLX_SGI_swap_control,
    GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_NV_float_buffer,
    GLX_ARB_get_proc_address
OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL renderer string: GeForce FX 5200/AGP/SSE/3DNOW!
OpenGL version string: 2.1.1 NVIDIA 100.14.11
OpenGL extensions:
    GL_ARB_depth_texture, GL_ARB_fragment_program,
    GL_ARB_fragment_program_shadow, GL_ARB_fragment_shader,
    GL_ARB_half_float_pixel, GL_ARB_imaging, GL_ARB_multisample,
    GL_ARB_multitexture, GL_ARB_occlusion_query, GL_ARB_pixel_buffer_object,
    GL_ARB_point_parameters, GL_ARB_point_sprite, GL_ARB_shadow,
    GL_ARB_shader_objects, GL_ARB_shading_language_100,
    GL_ARB_texture_border_clamp, GL_ARB_texture_compression,
    GL_ARB_texture_cube_map, GL_ARB_texture_env_add,
    GL_ARB_texture_env_combine, GL_ARB_texture_env_dot3,
    GL_ARB_texture_mirrored_repeat, GL_ARB_texture_rectangle,
    GL_ARB_transpose_matrix, GL_ARB_vertex_buffer_object,
    GL_ARB_vertex_program, GL_ARB_vertex_shader, GL_ARB_window_pos,
    GL_S3_s3tc, GL_EXT_texture_env_add, GL_EXT_abgr, GL_EXT_bgra,
    GL_EXT_blend_color, GL_EXT_blend_func_separate, GL_EXT_blend_minmax,
    GL_EXT_blend_subtract, GL_EXT_compiled_vertex_array, GL_EXT_Cg_shader,
    GL_EXT_draw_range_elements, GL_EXT_fog_coord, GL_EXT_framebuffer_blit,
    GL_EXT_framebuffer_multisample, GL_EXT_framebuffer_object,
    GL_EXT_gpu_program_parameters, GL_EXT_multi_draw_arrays,
    GL_EXT_packed_depth_stencil, GL_EXT_packed_pixels,
    GL_EXT_paletted_texture, GL_EXT_pixel_buffer_object,
    GL_EXT_point_parameters, GL_EXT_rescale_normal, GL_EXT_secondary_color,
    GL_EXT_separate_specular_color, GL_EXT_shadow_funcs,
    GL_EXT_shared_texture_palette, GL_EXT_stencil_two_side,
    GL_EXT_stencil_wrap, GL_EXT_texture3D, GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc,
    GL_EXT_texture_cube_map, GL_EXT_texture_edge_clamp,
    GL_EXT_texture_env_combine, GL_EXT_texture_env_dot3,
    GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic, GL_EXT_texture_lod,
    GL_EXT_texture_lod_bias, GL_EXT_texture_object, GL_EXT_texture_sRGB,
    GL_EXT_timer_query, GL_EXT_vertex_array, GL_IBM_rasterpos_clip,
    GL_IBM_texture_mirrored_repeat, GL_KTX_buffer_region, GL_NV_blend_square...

Sitsofe Wheeler (sitsofe) wrote :

Dan:
Since you are no longer using drivers supported by Ubuntu your support options change (this is mentioned on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia ):

Any problems that occur after installing drivers not provided by Ubuntu repositories should not be reported to the launchpad bug area. If the drivers were downloaded from the NVIDIA web site then the NVIDIA Linux web forum ( http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=14 ) is an appropriate place to report issues. If a 3rd party installer was used please contact the 3rd party for support. Other places for manual driver support can be found on the Community Support page ( http://www.ubuntu.com/support/communitysupport ).

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