glxinfo crashed with SIGSEGV in memset()

Bug #408541 reported by ASP on 2009-08-03
This bug affects 42 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nvidia-graphics-drivers-180 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I logged in after much struggle with upgrading to karmic, launched firefox noted this error in system tray.

I could get karmic up and running, when realized I should add vmalloc=256M while booting up. I was doing this before karmic upgrade as well.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Aug 3 19:54:41 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/glxinfo
 Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0f62:1001 Acrox Technologies Co., Ltd Targus Mini Trackball Optical Mouse
 Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
MachineType: TOSHIBA Qosmio F20
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: mesa-utils 7.5-1ubuntu1
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-2.6.31-4-generic root=UUID=7c5420d6-c0ff-4e46-99ee-175d06daec15 ro quiet splash vmalloc=256M
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/glxinfo
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-4.23-generic
 xserver-xorg 1:7.4+3ubuntu5
 libgl1-mesa-glx 7.5-1ubuntu1
 libdrm2 2.4.12-1ubuntu1
 xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.8.0-0ubuntu1
 xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.12.99+git20090629.f39cafc5-0ubuntu4
 Segfault happened at: 0x184be7 <memset+55>: rep stos %eax,%es:(%edi)
 PC (0x00184be7) ok
 source "%eax" ok
 destination "%es:(%edi)" (0x0879107b) in non-writable VMA region: 0x08791000-0x08792000 r--p None
SegvReason: writing VMA None
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: mesa
 memset () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/
 calloc () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
Title: glxinfo crashed with SIGSEGV in memset()
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-4-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare users vboxusers video 12/28/2005
dmi.bios.vendor: TOSHIBA
dmi.bios.version: Version 1.40 Portable PC
dmi.board.vendor: TOSHIBA
dmi.board.version: Version A0
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 0000000000
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: TOSHIBA
dmi.chassis.version: Version 1.0
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnTOSHIBA:bvrVersion1.40:bd12/28/2005:svnTOSHIBA:pnQosmioF20:pvrPQF20E-02M022EN:rvnTOSHIBA:rnPortablePC:rvrVersionA0:cvnTOSHIBA:ct10:cvrVersion1.0: Qosmio F20
dmi.product.version: PQF20E-02M022EN
dmi.sys.vendor: TOSHIBA
fglrx: Not loaded
 distro: Ubuntu
 architecture: i686kernel: 2.6.31-4-generic

ASP (amolspatil) wrote :

StacktraceTop:memset () at ../sysdeps/i386/i686/memset.S:85
__libc_calloc (n=1, elem_size=16384) at malloc.c:4099
?? () from /usr/lib/
main (argc=1, argv=0xbfe299e4) at glxinfo.c:1142

Changed in ubuntu:
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
affects: ubuntu → mesa (Ubuntu)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2009-10-17
tags: added: crash
Changed in mesa (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2009-11-21
affects: mesa (Ubuntu) → nvidia-graphics-drivers-180 (Ubuntu)
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) on 2009-12-14
visibility: private → public
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-03-05
tags: added: karmic
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2012-03-21
Changed in nvidia-graphics-drivers-180 (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
status: Confirmed → Triaged
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