at-spi-registryd assert failure: ERROR:orbit-object.c:149:do_unref: assertion failed: (robj->refs < ORBIT_REFCOUNT_MAX && robj->refs > 0)

Bug #432252 reported by las on 2009-09-18
This bug affects 37 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
at-spi (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: at-spi

this happens every time i log on to karmic.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
AssertionMessage: ERROR:orbit-object.c:149:do_unref: assertion failed: (robj->refs < ORBIT_REFCOUNT_MAX && robj->refs > 0)
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Fri Sep 18 09:38:08 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/at-spi/at-spi-registryd
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: at-spi 1.27.92-0ubuntu2
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/at-spi/at-spi-registryd
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-10.34-generic
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: at-spi
 __kernel_vsyscall ()
 raise () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/
 abort () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/
 g_assertion_message () from /usr/lib/
 g_assertion_message_expr () from /usr/lib/
Title: at-spi-registryd assert failure: ERROR:orbit-object.c:149:do_unref: assertion failed: (robj->refs < ORBIT_REFCOUNT_MAX && robj->refs > 0)
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-10-generic i686
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las (bandara-ls) wrote :

StacktraceTop:__kernel_vsyscall ()
*__GI_raise (sig=6)
*__GI_abort () at abort.c:92
IA__g_assertion_message (domain=0x0,
IA__g_assertion_message_expr (domain=0x0,

Changed in at-spi (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package at-spi - 1.28.1-0ubuntu1

at-spi (1.28.1-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
    - Bugfixes: #578334. Fixed the crash problem. (LP: #432252)
    - Translation update.

 -- Luke Yelavich <email address hidden> Mon, 19 Oct 2009 16:15:43 +1100

Changed in at-spi (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
C de-Avillez (hggdh2) on 2009-11-12
visibility: private → public

I hitted this problem today with karmic updated.

Changed in at-spi (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Confirmed
Tim Starling (tstarling) wrote :

I am running at-spi 1.28.1-0ubuntu1 and it still hits this exact assertion.

Steffen Röcker (sroecker) wrote :

Just happened on lucid with at-spi 1.29.6-0ubuntu1.

las (bandara-ls) wrote :

confirm with lucid too.

tgpraveen (tgpraveen89) wrote :

happened on lucid

brauliobh (brauliomc) wrote :

Yeap !

I don't know why I got a msg about this bug.

I don't have Nvidia installed. I am now using Lucid and checked to see
if I had
any Nvidia files installed and the only one is:

nvidia-common 02.23.

"Find obsolete NVIDIA drivers

This package will find obsolete NVIDIA drivers in use,
detect the hardware and recommend the most appropriate

Might it have been a "fix" in Lucid?

I don't know if this helps. No response to this msg necessary.

On 05/05/2010 12:10 AM, brauliobh wrote:
> Yeap !

Changed in at-spi:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → In Progress
Changed in at-spi (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: added: a11y
Changed in at-spi:
status: In Progress → Expired
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