plymouthd assert failure: plymouthd: ./plugin.c:697: open_input_source: Assertion `backend != ((void *)0)' failed.

Bug #710406 reported by Dale Dantzer on 2011-01-31
10
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
plymouth (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: plymouth

natty alpha
just ran update manager and a .38 kernel was installed
blank screen on reboot, ran recovery mode and dpkg fix
rocky reboot but desktop eventually came up, but started throwing all these errors

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: plymouth 0.8.2-2ubuntu13
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-1.28-generic 2.6.38-rc2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-1-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Architecture: amd64
AssertionMessage: plymouthd: ./plugin.c:697: open_input_source: Assertion `backend != ((void *)0)' failed.
Date: Sun Jan 30 18:57:03 2011
DefaultPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-logo/ubuntu-logo.plymouth
ExecutablePath: /sbin/plymouthd
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha amd64 (20110109)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Vostro 1320
ProcCmdline: /sbin/plymouthd --mode=boot --attach-to-session
ProcEnviron: PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-1-generic root=UUID=da96a5fe-2439-4b99-8321-8ed5bb57ac94 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: plymouth
StacktraceTop:
 raise () from /lib/libc.so.6
 abort () from /lib/libc.so.6
 __assert_fail () from /lib/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/plymouth/renderers/frame-buffer.so
 ply_event_loop_process_pending_events () from /lib/libply.so.2
TextPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-text/ubuntu-text.plymouth
Title: plymouthd assert failure: plymouthd: ./plugin.c:697: open_input_source: Assertion `backend != ((void *)0)' failed.
UserGroups:

dmi.bios.date: 03/03/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A01
dmi.board.name: 0T052J
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: N/A
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA01:bd03/03/2009:svnDellInc.:pnVostro1320:pvrNull:rvnDellInc.:rn0T052J:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvrN/A:
dmi.product.name: Vostro 1320
dmi.product.version: Null
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

Dale Dantzer (ddantzer) wrote :

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

Changed in plymouth (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 plymouth (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2011-09-30
visibility: private → public
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