gnome-screensaver-gl-helper assert failure: gnome-screensaver-gl-helper: ../../src/xcb_io.c:542: _XRead: Assertion `dpy->xcb->reply_data != ((void *)0)' failed.

Bug #457988 reported by Steve B on 2009-10-22
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-screensaver

Vanilla install of Karmic, all latest updates installed. ATI Rapeon Express 1100 graphics on AMD based laptop
whenever auto screensaver should kick in this crash happens

steveb@slaptop:~$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 9.10
Release: 9.10

steveb@slaptop:~$ apt-cache policy gnome-screensaver
gnome-screensaver:
  Installed: 2.28.0-0ubuntu3
  Candidate: 2.28.0-0ubuntu3
  Version table:
 *** 2.28.0-0ubuntu3 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com karmic/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
AssertionMessage: gnome-screensaver-gl-helper: ../../src/xcb_io.c:542: _XRead: Assertion `dpy->xcb->reply_data != ((void *)0)' failed.
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Thu Oct 22 08:02:10 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/gnome-screensaver/gnome-screensaver-gl-helper
Package: gnome-screensaver 2.28.0-0ubuntu3
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/gnome-screensaver/gnome-screensaver-gl-helper
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: gnome-screensaver
StacktraceTop:
 __kernel_vsyscall ()
 raise () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 abort () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 __assert_fail () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 _XRead () from /usr/lib/libX11.so.6
Title: gnome-screensaver-gl-helper assert failure: gnome-screensaver-gl-helper: ../../src/xcb_io.c:542: _XRead: Assertion `dpy->xcb->reply_data != ((void *)0)' failed.
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Steve B (stevebsame) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #423714, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

visibility: private → public
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
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