plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in ply_event_loop_process_pending_events()

Bug #864385 reported by Barry Fishman on 2011-10-01
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
plymouth (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Just completed upgrade. unity-2d came up ok. Then tried to bring up a terminal window and error
happened. On a previous attempt the window came up but the mouse could not move afterwards.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: plymouth 0.8.2-2ubuntu28
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Oct 1 18:38:26 2011
DefaultPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-logo/ubuntu-logo.plymouth
ExecutablePath: /sbin/plymouthd
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Beta i386 (20110413)
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 001 Device 002: ID 07a6:8511 ADMtek, Inc. ADM8511 Pegasus II Ethernet
MachineType: Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion Notebook PC
 Socket 0:
   no product info available
 Socket 0:
   no card
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-12-generic root=UUID=71c18237-c622-443c-b1d9-062112177376 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
ProcCmdline: /sbin/plymouthd --mode=boot --attach-to-session
ProcEnviron: PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-12-generic root=UUID=71c18237-c622-443c-b1d9-062112177376 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
 Segfault happened at: 0x6d75b7 <ply_event_loop_process_pending_events+455>: test %ecx,0x4(%esi)
 PC (0x006d75b7) ok
 source "%ecx" 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 () from /lib/
 ply_event_loop_run () from /lib/
 ?? ()
 __libc_start_main (main=0x804a910, argc=3, ubp_av=0xbf8097c4, init=0x8051b10, fini=0x8051b80, rtld_fini=0xadcbc0, stack_end=0xbf8097bc) at libc-start.c:226
 ?? ()
TextPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-text/ubuntu-text.plymouth
Title: plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in ply_event_loop_process_pending_events()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-10-01 (0 days ago)
UserGroups: 08/30/2001
dmi.bios.vendor: Insyde Software
dmi.bios.version: JA.M1.03 HP Pavilion Notebook PC
dmi.board.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.board.version: HP Pavilion Notebook Z1000
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.chassis.version: HP Pavilion Notebook Z1000
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnInsydeSoftware:bvrJA.M1.03:bd08/30/2001:svnHewlett-Packard:pnHPPavilionNotebookPC:pvrHPPavilionNotebookZ1000:rvnHewlett-Packard:rnHPPavilionNotebookPC:rvrHPPavilionNotebookZ1000:cvnHewlett-Packard:ct8:cvrHPPavilionNotebookZ1000: HP Pavilion Notebook PC
dmi.product.version: HP Pavilion Notebook Z1000
dmi.sys.vendor: Hewlett-Packard

Barry Fishman (barry-fishman) wrote :

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 #849414, 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
visibility: private → public
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
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