gnome-shell crashed with signal 5 in _XIOError()

Bug #1706503 reported by nehrka on 2017-07-26
26
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-shell (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Error message appeared just after the login after a cold start.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: gnome-shell 3.24.3-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.11.0-10.15-generic 4.11.8
Uname: Linux 4.11.0-10-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.6-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME-Greeter:GNOME
Date: Tue Jul 25 05:56:32 2017
DisplayManager: gdm3
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-shell
GsettingsChanges:

InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-09-15 (313 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/gnome-shell
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/false
Signal: 5
SourcePackage: gnome-shell
StacktraceTop:
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libmutter-0.so.0
 _XIOError () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
 _XEventsQueued () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
 XPending () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgdk-3.so.0
Title: gnome-shell crashed with signal 5 in _XIOError()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups:

nehrka (nehrka) wrote :

StacktraceTop:
 x_io_error () from /tmp/apport_sandbox_CQKXoB/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libmutter-0.so.0
 _XIOError (dpy=dpy@entry=0x55a759766800) at ../../src/XlibInt.c:1469
 _XEventsQueued (dpy=dpy@entry=0x55a759766800, mode=mode@entry=2) at ../../src/xcb_io.c:352
 XPending (dpy=0x55a759766800) at ../../src/Pending.c:55
 gdk_event_source_check () from /tmp/apport_sandbox_CQKXoB/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgdk-3.so.0

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1505409, so it 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. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private → Public
Denny Hugg (fibricola) wrote :

Aborts initialization of

gnome-compiz
gnome-metacity

and returns to the login display repeatedly.

gnome-wayland and gnome-classic will complete without abort, as will the ubuntu series of logins.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers