gnome-shell crashed with SIGSEGV in g_slice_alloc()

Bug #863299 reported by Jeroen Keiren on 2011-09-30
This bug affects 16 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-shell (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Get this crash sometimes during normal operation on Gnome3

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-shell 3.2.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Fri Sep 30 15:21:51 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-shell
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100816.1)
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/gnome-shell
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f058b4060a8 <g_slice_alloc+280>: mov 0x8(%rax),%rbx
 PC (0x7f058b4060a8) ok
 source "0x8(%rax)" (0x3e786b008) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rbx" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gnome-shell
 g_slice_alloc () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_slice_alloc0 () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: gnome-shell crashed with SIGSEGV in g_slice_alloc()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-30 (0 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin mythtv plugdev sambashare

Jeroen Keiren (jkeiren) wrote :

 magazine_chain_pop_head (magazine_chunks=0x1847b70) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./glib/gslice.c:488
 thread_memory_magazine1_alloc (ix=<optimized out>, tmem=<optimized out>) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./glib/gslice.c:795
 g_slice_alloc (mem_size=104) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./glib/gslice.c:833
 g_slice_alloc0 (mem_size=104) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./glib/gslice.c:854
 _cogl_matrix_stack_new () at ./cogl-matrix-stack.c:141

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

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

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2012-03-26
visibility: private → public
Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
tags: added: precise
dino99 (9d9) on 2013-05-28
tags: removed: oneiric
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug to Ubuntu. Ubuntu 12.04 reached EOL in April.
See this document for currently supported Ubuntu releases:

Please upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and re-test. If the bug is still reproducible, increase the verbosity of the steps to recreate it so we can try again.

I apologize that we are not always to respond to bug reports promptly. Do feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

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