compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in free()

Bug #738864 reported by Henrique Rocha on 2011-03-20
570
This bug affects 124 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
Critical
Neil J. Patel
compiz (Ubuntu)
Critical
Neil J. Patel
unity (Ubuntu)
Critical
Neil J. Patel

Bug Description

Binary package hint: compiz

This happened after a unity-panel-service crash.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: compiz-core 1:0.9.4-0ubuntu7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.36-generic 2.6.38
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,decor,mousepoll,vpswitch,regex,animation,snap,expo,move,compiztoolbox,place,gnomecompat,wall,ezoom,workarounds,staticswitcher,resize,fade,scale,session,unityshell]
CompositorRunning: None
CrashCounter: 1
CurrentDmesg: Error: command ['sh', '-c', 'dmesg | comm -13 --nocheck-order /var/log/dmesg -'] failed with exit code 1: comm: /var/log/dmesg: Permission denied
DRM.card0.DVI.D.1:
 status: disconnected
 enabled: disabled
 dpms: Off
 modes:
 edid-base64:
DRM.card0.LVDS.1:
 status: connected
 enabled: enabled
 dpms: On
 modes: 1280x800 1024x768 800x600 640x480 720x400 640x400 640x350
 edid-base64:
DRM.card0.VGA.1:
 status: disconnected
 enabled: disabled
 dpms: Off
 modes:
 edid-base64:
Date: Sun Mar 20 18:52:45 2011
DistUpgraded: Log time: 2010-09-03 12:46:13.552376
DistroCodename: natty
DistroVariant: ubuntu
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/compiz
GraphicsCard:
 nVidia Corporation G72M [GeForce Go 7400] [10de:01d8] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Sony Corporation Device [104d:820f]
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
InstallationMedia_: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
MachineType: Sony Corporation VGN-C1Z_B
PccardctlIdent:
 Socket 0:
   no product info available
PccardctlStatus:
 Socket 0:
   no card
ProcCmdline: compiz
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-7-generic root=UUID=5d14f289-4470-48ee-a38d-16cc96adbd91 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
ProcVersionSignature_: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.36-generic 2.6.38
Renderer: Unknown
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f644b1632b4: mov 0x8(%rax),%rcx
 PC (0x7f644b1632b4) ok
 source "0x8(%rax)" (0x7f64341c15c008) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rcx" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: compiz
StacktraceTop:
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 free () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_variant_unref () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
Title: compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in free()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2010-09-07 (194 days ago)
UserGroups: sudo
dmi.bios.date: 09/16/2006
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD
dmi.bios.version: R0030J4
dmi.board.asset.tag: N/A
dmi.board.name: VAIO
dmi.board.vendor: Sony Corporation
dmi.board.version: N/A
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: N/A
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Sony Corporation
dmi.chassis.version: N/A
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologiesLTD:bvrR0030J4:bd09/16/2006:svnSonyCorporation:pnVGN-C1Z_B:pvrC3LMUS3B:rvnSonyCorporation:rnVAIO:rvrN/A:cvnSonyCorporation:ct10:cvrN/A:
dmi.product.name: VGN-C1Z_B
dmi.product.version: C3LMUS3B
dmi.sys.vendor: Sony Corporation
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.4-0ubuntu7
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.23-1ubuntu5
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.10.1-0ubuntu3
version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.6~3ubuntu11
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.14.0-4ubuntu4
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20110107+b795ca6e-0ubuntu6

Related branches

Henrique Rocha (hmrocha-fc) wrote :

StacktraceTop:
 _int_free (av=0x7f643400001f, p=0x7f64342370b0) at malloc.c:4892
 __libc_free (mem=<value optimized out>) at malloc.c:3738
 g_buffer_free_gfree (buffer=0x2d3a340) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.3/./glib/gbuffer.c:42
 g_variant_unref (value=0x2c7dd90) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.3/./glib/gvariant-core.c:628
 g_hash_table_remove_all_nodes (hash_table=0x7f6434276770, notify=1) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.3/./glib/ghash.c:492

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
tags: added: compiz-0.9
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-22
visibility: private → public
Henrique Rocha (hmrocha-fc) wrote :

This happens to me every time I scroll through a PDF file.

Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-25
tags: added: unity unity-priority
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Medium → High
Changed in unity:
status: New → Triaged
milestone: none → 3.8.2
importance: Undecided → High
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-25
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
David Barth (dbarth) on 2011-03-28
tags: removed: unity-priority
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
zzeroo (co) wrote :

On my system the crash happens when I try to close a maximised window via the [x] button.

Joel Björkman (joel-bjorkman) wrote :

I got it when i started Terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T

Matthias (matthias-puech) wrote :

It happened to me while resizing a window with Alt+Mouse2

Daniel Holm (danielholm) wrote :

While I was tabbing between windows.

Mirco Müller (macslow) on 2011-03-31
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Mirco Müller (macslow)
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-03-31
Changed in unity:
assignee: Mirco Müller (macslow) → Neil J. Patel (njpatel)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Neil J. Patel (njpatel)
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Neil J. Patel (njpatel)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in unity:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
importance: High → Critical
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
importance: High → Critical
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: High → Critical
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-04-01
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 3.8.2-0ubuntu1

---------------
unity (3.8.2-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in std::_List_node_base::_M_hook()
      (LP: #711916)
    - New window tracking system breaks in the case where windows try to
      restack relative to destroyed windows that were never mapped
      (LP: #723014)
    - does not display icons until hovered (LP: #726033)
    - Unity Launcher has black spaces where icons should be (LP: #729353)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in sigc::internal::signal_emit0<void,
      sigc::nil>::emit() (LP: #729715)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in SimpleLauncherIcon::OnIconThemeChanged()
      (LP: #741652)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in free() (LP: #738864)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke() (LP: #741674)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in free() (LP: #742300)
    - Unity can't get touch the touch initialization signals from GEIS
      (LP: #742555)
    - Windows that reparent away from the root before they are mapped can
      cause other windows to become invisible (and compiz to crash)
      (LP: #743011)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in gdk_cairo_set_source_pixbuf()
      (LP: #744231)
    - [dash] Keyboard navigation not implemented as specified (LP: #608132)
    - xterms broken in unity (LP: #692463)
    - Unity opens application menu on Alt+F10 shortcut (LP: #722674)
    - First four items in Dash begin "Find" "Find" "Find" "Find" (LP: #729002)
    - Increase the size of the top left Launcher reveal area from 1px to a
      slightly larger triangle that comes out of the top left corner
      (LP: #736034)
    - Add a test case for invisible windows regressions (LP: #736876)
    - Re-sync with xquerytree to avoid stacking order issues (LP: #740465)
    - Keyboard navigation: quicklist not opening for Trash launcher item
      (LP: #741793)
    - Wrong window moves (LP: #741656)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in
      SimpleLauncherIcon::ActivateLauncherIcon() (LP: #742110)
    - Combo in the search bar did not disappear after the places was closed
      (LP: #742712)
    - Expo doesn't quit reliably when using keynav or shortcut (LP: #744196)
    - Make the BFB icon turn blue when an application goes urgent
      (LP: #744973)
    - Launcher - increase "launcher reveal %" for 'Fade and slide' launcher
      reveal transition to 65% (LP: #745602)
    - Arrows do not fade out with rest of launcher durring DND (LP: #746811)
    - Don't create windows over the launcher (LP: #688816)
    - Launcher - Indicate which application is currently focused with a
      glowing Launcher icon (LP: #676604)
    - Unity Grid is broken for multi-monitor setups (LP: #709221)
    - dynamic quicklists are not working (LP: #729074)
    - When windows open for the first time they should not hide the launcher
      (LP: #723878)
    - it is still possible to quit unity from the panel (LP: #733725)
    - Selection does not fit small icons in Unity Dash (LP: #735746)
    - Unmounting media gives no error when failed (LP: #737633)
    - ATI/fglrx workaround patch (LP: #740298)
    - "Files & Folders" tooltip say...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-04-01
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Jonathan Almeida (jonalmeida) wrote :

I have the latest build of Unity (3.8.2) and Compiz (0.9.4.0) but I'm still suffering from this problem.

Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-04-06
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Released → Triaged
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Triaged
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Triaged
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-04-06
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Invalid
Changed in unity:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-04-06
Changed in unity:
milestone: 3.8.2 → 3.8.4
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-04-07
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 3.8.4-0ubuntu1

---------------
unity (3.8.4-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - [fglrx] compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in nux::IOpenGLSurface::UnlockRect()
      (LP: #685682)
    - SIGSEGV in g_atomic_int_get (LP: #688803)
    - unity-panel-service crashed with SIGSEGV in bamf_factory_view_for_path()
      (LP: #717684)
    - New window tracking system breaks in the case where windows try to
      restack relative to destroyed windows that were never mapped
      (LP: #723014)
    - Numpad 'Enter' doesn't work on highlighted items in dash, places-files and
      places-apps (LP: #741615)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in free() (LP: #738864)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke() (LP: #741674)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompWindow::id() (LP: #742028)
    - Windows that reparent away from the root before they are mapped can
      cause other windows to become invisible (and compiz to crash)
      (LP: #743011)
    - compiz crashed with SIGABRT in raise() (LP: #743414)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_object_get_qdata() (LP: #742905)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke() (LP: #748033)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompScreen::dpy() (LP: #751372)
    - compiz crashed with SIGABRT in __kernel_vsyscall() (LP: #744867)
    - unity-window-decorator crashed with SIGSEGV in gdk_window_get_events()
      (LP: #725284)
    - Missing icons in app launcher (LP: #728393)
    - Multiple quick clicks on launcher icon with multiple windows completely
      crashes Unity (LP: #731790)
    - Add a test case for invisible windows regressions (LP: #736876)
    - Re-sync with xquerytree to avoid stacking order issues (LP: #740465)
    - Wrong window moves (LP: #741656)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__VOID()
      (LP: #742280)
    - panel superposition (LP: #742859)
    - unity-window-decorator doesn't start on secondary X session
      (LP: #730495)
    - Unity Launcher stops autohiding and is not responsive (LP: #744325)
    - dash categories dropdown menu leaves "ghost" on desktop (LP: #746800)
    - new dialogs open close enough of the launcher to make hide (LP: #747302)
    - dnd from the application place to the launcher works only once
      (LP: #747316)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompWindow::id() while opening tcl/tk
      interface of R (LP: #747439)
    - minimize animates window fading to the top left corner (ubuntu symbol)
      (LP: #747765)
    - Spread - Clicking on a app icon to spread the windows must always show
      all the windows, regardless of whether or not some of the windows are
      minimised (LP: #750349)
    - Launcher - Show visual de-coupling of Launcher app icons (LP: #751196)
    - unity-window-decorator crashed with SIGSEGV in event_filter_func()
      (LP: #748317)
    - Pressing Super-W to switch windows also presents Dash (LP: #753453)
    - Don't create windows over the launcher (LP: #688816)
    - Unity Grid is broken for multi-monitor setups (LP: #709221)
    - F10 key does not move focus to indicators when on the desktop.
      (LP: #727548)
    - dynamic ...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Jonathan Almeida (jonalmeida) wrote :

Works! However, it's make the plymouth splash screen look bloaked. Only happens when enabling ATI drivers.

zzeroo (co) wrote :

Crashed again. I was opening a Tomboy msg

Mauro Graner (granermc) wrote :

8-(

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

This bug is fix released. If you have a new crash then please log a new bug.

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