gnome-settings-daemon crashed with SIGSEGV in g_object_unref()

Bug #840326 reported by LinuxLexOS on 2011-09-03
This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNOME Settings Daemon
gnome-settings-daemon (Ubuntu)

Bug Description


ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-settings-daemon 3.1.90-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-9.15-generic 3.0.3
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-9-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Sep 3 14:58:11 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon/gnome-settings-daemon
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Alpha i386 (20110801)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon/gnome-settings-daemon
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x973f1b: mov (%eax),%edx
 PC (0x00973f1b) ok
 source "(%eax)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%edx" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gnome-settings-daemon
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/
 g_object_unref () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon-3.0/
 g_object_unref () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/
Title: gnome-settings-daemon crashed with SIGSEGV in g_object_unref()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-02 (0 days ago)

LinuxLexOS (oslinuxlex) wrote :

 g_settings_backend_unsubscribe (backend=0x0, name=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.18/./gio/gsettingsbackend.c:863
 g_settings_finalize (object=0x81de918) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.18/./gio/gsettings.c:555
 g_object_unref (_object=0x81de918) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.18/./gobject/gobject.c:2746
 conf_watcher_finalize (object=0x81dfc40) at conf-watcher.c:32
 g_object_unref (_object=0x81dfc40) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.18/./gobject/gobject.c:2746

Changed in gnome-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Changed in gnome-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
visibility: private → public
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

crash on cold boot : g-s-d 3.2.0 ( Bug #860349 ) on Oneiric i386 b2, logged as gnome-classic

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

can you get us a backtrace with the new package (3.2) so we can upstream the bug? Thanks.

Changed in gnome-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete

ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: gnome-settings-daemon 3.2.0-0ubuntu3
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic-pae 3.0.4
Tags: oneiric
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic-pae i686
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin audio avahi avahi-autoipd boinc cdrom couchdb crontab daemon debian-tor dialout disk fuse haldaemon klog kmem libuuid lpadmin mail messagebus mlocate mysql mythtv netdev ntp operator plugdev polkituser pulse root sambashare saned shadow ssh ssl-cert sudo syslog tty users utmp video voice www-data

tags: added: apport-collected
dino99 (9d9) wrote : Dependencies.txt

apport information

dino99 (9d9) wrote :

cant get better backtrace than given with Bug #860349
i've tried gdb, gdbsym & --debug

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

there's no backtrace there, dino99 where did you attached it?

dino99 (9d9) wrote :

This crash is gone now on Precise (g-s-d 3.2.1)

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

could anybody please try the version from oneiric proposed? its newer than the one in Precise so that should fix the issue there too, thanks.

dino99 (9d9) on 2012-08-30
Changed in gnome-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
Changed in gnome-settings-daemon:
status: New → Invalid
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