gnome-shell crashed with signal 5 in g_log_default_handler()

Bug #1741058 reported by Scott Lewin on 2018-01-03
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-shell (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I received this error message on logging into cinnamon. This error message popped up with out me doing anything other than logging in. I do not know if it is related, but before logging in with cinnamon I logged in with openbox which was having problems itself.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: gnome-shell 3.26.2-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-17.20-generic 4.13.8
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-17-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME-Greeter:GNOME
Date: Wed Dec 27 00:54:45 2017
DisplayManager: gdm3
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-shell

InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-11-15 (49 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Alpha amd64 (20171114)
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/gnome-shell
 PATH=(custom, no user)
Signal: 5
SourcePackage: gnome-shell
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_log_default_handler () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? ()
 g_logv () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_log () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: gnome-shell crashed with signal 5 in g_log_default_handler()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Scott Lewin (sclewin) wrote :
information type: Private → Public

 _g_log_abort (breakpoint=1) at ../../../../glib/gmessages.c:554
 g_log_default_handler (log_domain=<optimized out>, log_level=<optimized out>, message=<optimized out>, unused_data=<optimized out>) at ../../../../glib/gmessages.c:3051
 default_log_handler (log_domain=log_domain@entry=0x7fb064c5db93 "mutter", log_level=log_level@entry=6, message=message@entry=0x56369dc1ac00 "Connection to xwayland lost", data=data@entry=0x0) at ../src/main.c:315
 g_logv (log_domain=0x7fb064c5db93 "mutter", log_level=G_LOG_LEVEL_ERROR, format=<optimized out>, args=args@entry=0x7fff691732f0) at ../../../../glib/gmessages.c:1341
 g_log (log_domain=log_domain@entry=0x7fb064c5db93 "mutter", log_level=log_level@entry=G_LOG_LEVEL_ERROR, format=format@entry=0x7fb064c6eaf0 "Connection to xwayland lost") at ../../../../glib/gmessages.c:1403

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
tags: added: artful
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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.

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