plymouthd assert failure: plymouthd: ./plugin.c:540: map_to_device: Assertion `head->size > 0' failed.

Bug #708517 reported by Piotr Paszyński on 2011-01-27
This bug affects 56 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
plymouth (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: plymouth

After start of ubuntu. just crush

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: plymouth 0.8.2-2ubuntu13
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.37-12.26-generic 2.6.37
Uname: Linux 2.6.37-12-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia wl
Architecture: i386
AssertionMessage: plymouthd: ./plugin.c:540: map_to_device: Assertion `head->size > 0' failed.
Date: Thu Jan 27 10:18:33 2011
DefaultPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-logo/ubuntu-logo.plymouth
ExecutablePath: /sbin/plymouthd
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Latitude D830
 Socket 0:
   no product info available
 Socket 0:
   no card
ProcCmdline: /sbin/plymouthd --mode=boot --attach-to-session
ProcEnviron: PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.37-12-generic root=UUID=a808f496-bb56-4987-93ff-c31ffce232bb ro splash vga=799 quiet splash nomodeset video=uvesafb:mode_option=1680x1050-24,mtrr=3,scroll=ywrap vt.handoff=7
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: plymouth
 __kernel_vsyscall ()
 raise () from /lib/
 abort () from /lib/
 __assert_fail () from /lib/
 ?? () from /lib/plymouth/renderers/
TextPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-text/ubuntu-text.plymouth
Title: plymouthd assert failure: plymouthd: ./plugin.c:540: map_to_device: Assertion `head->size > 0' failed.
UserGroups: 01/04/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A15 0UY141
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA15:bd01/04/2010:svnDellInc.:pnLatitudeD830:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn0UY141:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr: Latitude D830
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

Piotr Paszyński (virus100) wrote :

 __kernel_vsyscall ()
 *__GI_raise (sig=6)
 *__GI_abort () at abort.c:59

Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
tags: added: bugpattern-written
removed: bugpattern-needed
visibility: private → public
Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Lukasz Olszewski (olszewskil) wrote :

This also affects me on oneiric.

tags: added: oneiric
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2011-09-30
Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Reviewing the errors bucket for this crash ( we can see that this has not occurred in a release after 12.04. Subsequently, this bug is being closed as Fix Released.

Changed in plymouth (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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