metacity assert failure: metacity: ../../src/xcb_io.c:378: _XAllocID: Assertion `ret != inval_id' failed.

Bug #451418 reported by jjdekroon on 2009-10-14
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: metacity

After Updating, my computer just froze, and after restarting it said some application was crashed.
According to the Bug Reporting applet it was a failure in the metacity package.

lsb_release -rd output:
Description: Ubuntu karmic (development branch)
Release: 9.10

apt-cache policy metacity output:
metacity:
  Installed: 1:2.28.0-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 1:2.28.0-0ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 1:2.28.0-0ubuntu1 0
        500 http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com karmic/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
AssertionMessage: metacity: ../../src/xcb_io.c:378: _XAllocID: Assertion `ret != inval_id' failed.
Date: Wed Oct 14 18:17:55 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/metacity
Package: metacity 1:2.28.0-0ubuntu1
ProcCmdline: metacity
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.46-generic
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: metacity
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
 _XAllocID () from /usr/lib/libX11.so.6
Title: metacity assert failure: metacity: ../../src/xcb_io.c:378: _XAllocID: Assertion `ret != inval_id' failed.
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare
XsessionErrors:
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1777): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1947): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
 (nautilus:1909): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed
 (gdu-notification-daemon:1946): GduNotification-WARNING **: No notification area. Notification bubbles will not be displayed.

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 #444370, 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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