compiz crashed with SIGABRT in __kernel_vsyscall()

Bug #737814 reported by Fabien Tassin on 2011-03-18
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This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
Medium
Neil J. Patel
compiz (Ubuntu)
Medium
Neil J. Patel
unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: compiz

natty freshly updated, reboot, (autologin), got a desktop with nautilus, but no compiz/unity.

Compiz aborted() somewhere, with dbus/bamf/nux in the stack.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: compiz-core 1:0.9.4-0ubuntu7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.35-generic 2.6.38
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
.proc.driver.nvidia.gpus.0: Error: [Errno 21] Is a directory: '/proc/driver/nvidia/gpus/0'
.proc.driver.nvidia.registry: Binary: ""
.proc.driver.nvidia.version:
 NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86 Kernel Module 270.30 Fri Feb 25 14:34:41 PST 2011
 GCC version: gcc version 4.5.2 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.5.2-6ubuntu4)
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,gnomecompat,commands,vpswitch,resize,snap,mousepoll,regex,move,place,imgpng,session,animation,wall,workarounds,expo,ezoom,staticswitcher,fade,scale,unityshell]
CompositorRunning: compiz
Date: Fri Mar 18 21:15:07 2011
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: natty
DistroVariant: ubuntu
DkmsStatus:
 nvidia-current, 270.30, 2.6.38-6-generic, i686: installed
 nvidia-current, 270.30, 2.6.38-7-generic, i686: installed
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/compiz
GraphicsCard:
 nVidia Corporation G94 [GeForce 9600 GT] [10de:0622] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:827c]
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100331)
InstallationMedia_: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100331)
JockeyStatus: xorg:nvidia_current - NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (Proprietary, Enabled, In use)
ProcCmdline: compiz
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/usr/bin/tcsh
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-7-generic root=UUID=03e1779a-d90a-4b59-8b03-2d1198aeb7cc ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
ProcVersionSignature_: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.35-generic 2.6.38
Renderer: Unknown
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: compiz
StacktraceTop:
 __kernel_vsyscall ()
 raise (sig=6) at ../nptl/sysdeps/unhostname/sysv/linux/raise.c:64
 abort () at abort.c:92
 __gnu_cxx::__verbose_terminate_handler() () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6
Title: compiz crashed with SIGABRT in __kernel_vsyscall()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare wireshark
dmi.bios.date: 08/04/2006
dmi.bios.vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
dmi.bios.version: F2
dmi.board.name: 945PL-S3
dmi.board.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.board.version: x.x
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAwardSoftwareInternational,Inc.:bvrF2:bd08/04/2006:svn:pn:pvr:rvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:rn945PL-S3:rvrx.x:cvn:ct3:cvr:
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.4-0ubuntu7
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.23-1ubuntu3
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.10.1-0ubuntu3
version.nvidia-graphics-drivers: nvidia-graphics-drivers N/A
version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.6~3ubuntu11
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.14.0-0ubuntu4
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.14.0-4ubuntu3
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20110107+b795ca6e-0ubuntu6

Related branches

Fabien Tassin (fta) wrote :
visibility: private → public
Jorge Castro (jorge) on 2011-03-18
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → Jason Smith (jassmith)

StacktraceTop:
 __kernel_vsyscall ()
 raise (sig=6) at ../nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/raise.c:64
 abort () at abort.c:92
 __gnu_cxx::__verbose_terminate_handler() () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-21
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
assignee: Jason Smith (jassmith) → Neil J. Patel (njpatel)
Changed in unity:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Neil J. Patel (njpatel)
milestone: none → 3.6.8
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-21
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-03-23
Changed in unity:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-24
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 3.6.8-0ubuntu1

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unity (3.6.8-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - crash at the second drag and drop from an unity place (LP: #736704)
    - Compiz crashes with SIGSEGV in nux::GraphicsDisplay::GrabPointer when
      opening the Dash (LP: #737287)
    - Visual Tearing/Rendering Issues with Unity Launcher (LP: #737476)
    - unity-window-decorator crash on unity panel dragout (LP: #740480)
    - unity-panel-service crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_is_a()
      (LP: #694699)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in nux::BaseTexture::GetDeviceTexture()
      (LP: #692823)
    - the "no result" and "search the web" items need icons (LP: #711199)
    - Resizing with external padding/grab area prevents reaching edge of
      screen (LP: #710356)
    - drag and drop of launcher icons uses microscopic drag icon (LP: #727647)
    - text in places look squeezed (LP: #727799)
    - at-spi-registry consumes most of the CPU and make the system unusable on
      Natty (LP: #729827)
    - migrate_favorites.py crashed with GError in __main__: Bad key or
      directory name: "/desktop/unity/launcher/favorites/app-
      dc++.desktop/type": `+' is an invalid character in key/directory names
      (LP: #737016)
    - Launcher hide state is confusing (LP: #739850)
    - Polish new launcher hide state (part 2) (LP: #740020)
    - launcher icons should expan on super or when entering keynav
      (LP: #741319)
    - Launcher - Dragging a Launcher icon to the Trash should remove the icon
      (LP: #676466)
    - Launcher - Enable dragging and dropping of files & folders to Launcher
      icons (LP: #676549)
    - Dash - Add Dash group header mouseover effect (LP: #689640)
    - unity aborts when you plug in an external monitor (LP: #700757)
    - Keyboard-navigation: focus on launcher remembered (LP: #713340)
    - Launcher Quicklists should always contain the application title
      (LP: #723877)
    - When a maximized window has window on top of it in 'restored state' (not
      maximised) , it is not possible to un-maximized the window by dragging
      the title bar downwards (LP: #723882)
    - When windows open for the first time they should not hide the launcher
      (LP: #723878)
    - UI blocked when expanding a section with more than 2000 items
      (LP: #736059)
    - Change ALT-Tab to bring the target window to the front (LP: #736938)
    - compiz crashed with SIGABRT in __kernel_vsyscall() (LP: #737814)
    - Launcher does not respond to changes in icon theme (LP: #605475)
    - Implement new style scrollbars in Dash (LP: #608124)
    - Closing launcher menu raises window under mouse (LP: #728787)
    - adding url launcher support from the search (LP: #739038)
    - Launcher - Set Launcher 'Hide Animation' to 'Slide only' by default.
      Also introduce subtle fade in effect. (LP: #739567)
    - "Time & Date" settings appears in launcher with empty tooltip
      (LP: #740907)
    - ZeitgeistLog missing implementation of get_property for "connected"
      (LP: #734080)
    - often can't alt-click-dnd to move the focussed dialog (LP: #711911)
    - The Unity P...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2011-03-29
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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