plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in ply_event_loop_process_pending_events() and got stuck on "Checking disk 1 of 1 (71%)"

Bug #554519 reported by Ondřej Surý on 2010-04-03
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
plymouth (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: plymouth

My system got stuck in "Checking disk 1 of 1 (71%)", I have pressed Power button and it did shutdown gracefully, after I have booted second time, I got gdm prompt and after logging in there was crash report from plymouthd.

Installed version of plymouth was 0.8.1-4.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: plymouth 0.8.1-4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-19.28-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-19-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Apr 3 12:00:31 2010
DefaultPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-logo/ubuntu-logo.plymouth
ExecutablePath: /sbin/plymouthd
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.5)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Latitude E4200
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-19-generic root=UUID=e55e9be1-3cf2-4f9b-9413-aea2cc054133 ro quiet splash
ProcCmdline: /sbin/plymouthd --mode=boot --attach-to-session
ProcEnviron: PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
 Segfault happened at: 0x461fe1 <ply_event_loop_process_pending_events+513>: test %eax,0x4(%esi)
 PC (0x00461fe1) ok
 source "%eax" ok
 destination "0x4(%esi)" (0x00000004) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: plymouth
 ply_event_loop_process_pending_events ()
 ply_event_loop_run () from /lib/
 ?? ()
 __libc_start_main () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/
 ?? ()
TextPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-text/ubuntu-text.plymouth
Title: plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in ply_event_loop_process_pending_events()
UserGroups: 05/07/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A07 0X277R
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA07:bd05/07/2009:svnDellInc.:pnLatitudeE4200:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn0X277R:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr: Latitude E4200
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

Ondřej Surý (ondrej) wrote :
visibility: private → public
mikbini (mikbini) wrote :

Please note the computer is not actually stuck, only the graphical login is: you can switch to a text console with ctr+alt+n (n from 1 to 6) and login there to debug.

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 #553745, 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.

tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers