On trying to run an upgra "Cant guess meta package" and no further action available. plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in ply_event_loop_process_pending_events()

Bug #954266 reported by Paul on 2012-03-13
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Bug Description

on trying to run an upgrade it stuck and I received the following"Cant Guess meta package"

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: plymouth 0.8.2-2ubuntu28
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-18.29-generic 3.2.9
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-18-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Mar 13 10:17:55 2012
DefaultPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-logo/ubuntu-logo.plymouth
ExecutablePath: /sbin/plymouthd
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-18-generic root=UUID=2d9a344c-b6de-4bf5-9f5d-650ae217a190 ro quiet quiet splash vt.handoff=7
ProcCmdline: /sbin/plymouthd --mode=boot --attach-to-session
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcFB: 0 VESA VGA
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-18-generic root=UUID=2d9a344c-b6de-4bf5-9f5d-650ae217a190 ro quiet quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f20856a5504 <ply_event_loop_process_pending_events+468>: test %r12d,0x8(%r13)
 PC (0x7f20856a5504) ok
 source "%r12d" ok
 destination "0x8(%r13)" (0x00000008) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: plymouth
StacktraceTop:
 ply_event_loop_process_pending_events () from /lib/libply.so.2
 ply_event_loop_run () from /lib/libply.so.2
 ?? ()
 __libc_start_main () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? ()
TextPlymouth: /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntu-text/ubuntu-text.plymouth
Title: plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in ply_event_loop_process_pending_events()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-13 (0 days ago)
UserGroups:

dmi.bios.date: 03/08/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 2001
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: M4A87TD EVO
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr2001:bd03/08/2011:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnM4A87TDEVO:rvrRev1.xx:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

Paul (paulnoel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software 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.

affects: ubuntu → plymouth (Ubuntu)
visibility: private → public
visibility: private → public
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
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