Comment 132 for bug 650539

as Mauro, I still have the problem :

- Sony Vaio z series;
- Ubuntu 10.10 64bits
- Nvidia Geforce GT 330
- last NVIDIA driver

I only use one screen, and if I use the intel card (my laptop have two, but
only one at once is activated), I don't have the issue...

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 11:13 PM, Martin Pitt <email address hidden>wrote:

> ** Tags added: verification-done
> ** Tags removed: verification-needed
>
> --
> SRU: Launching a Qt app crashes X when using Xinerama
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/650539
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> Status in X.Org X server: Unknown
> Status in “nvidia-graphics-drivers” package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in “qt4-x11” package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in “xorg-server” package in Ubuntu: Fix Committed
> Status in “nvidia-graphics-drivers” source package in Maverick: Invalid
> Status in “qt4-x11” source package in Maverick: Invalid
> Status in “xorg-server” source package in Maverick: Fix Committed
>
> Bug description:
> Justification:
> =============
> Regression from Ubuntu 10.04, causing an Xserver crash when starting a Qt
> application in an multi-head X configuration using Xinerama. The X crash
> risks losing user data from unsaved documents in applications.
>
> Fix:
> ===
> This is caused by a typo in commit 80b5d3a3. A fix has been pulled to the
> server-1.9 stable branch in commit 3effb61e (
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=78f94f19aab66a1e5331df0ce29f36e310b4195d). This commit has been cherry-picked onto the Natty xserver tree.
>
> Test case:
> ========
> Start a Qt app such as Skype while using Xinerama multi-head. Users of the
> binary nVidia driver who have multiple monitors and select “Separate X
> screen” rather than “Twinview” in nvidia-settings will be using a Xinerama
> multi-head configuration.
>
> Regression Potential:
> ==================
> Low. Patch is a one-line typo fix, and anything which exercises this
> codepath currently crashes.
>
>
> Original report:
>
> PROBLEM
> =======
> Starting a Qt app such as Skype crashes X, leaving
> "Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting"
> in Xorg.0.log.old and the dazzled user with the login screen.
> This is a bug in X, fixed upstream in
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=78f94f19aab66a1e5331df0ce29f36e310b4195d.
>
> WORKAROUND
> ==========
> Until the fix is released as an official Ubuntu update, Jared Bunting has
> it in his PPA at
> https://launchpad.net/~jared-bunting/+archive/xorg-xserver-650539 (thx!).
> You need xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common, so for 32 bit
> 1) Download
>
> https://launchpad.net/~jared-bunting/+archive/xorg-xserver-650539/+files/xserver-xorg-core_1.9.0-0ubuntu7%2Bbug650539%2B1_i386.deband
>
> https://launchpad.net/~jared-bunting/+archive/xorg-xserver-650539/+files/xserver-common_1.9.0-0ubuntu7%2Bbug650539%2B1_all.deb
> 2) Install
> sudo dpkg -i xserver-xorg-core_1.9.0-0ubuntu7+bug650539+1_i386.deb
> xserver-common_1.9.0-0ubuntu7+bug650539+1_all.deb
>
> ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION
> ====================
> I think this may be related to QT apps, as keepassx, skype also crash X
> when started
> This is on maverick will all current updates.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
> Package: speedcrunch 0.10.1-2
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic 2.6.35.4
> Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic x86_64
> NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
> Architecture: amd64
> Date: Tue Sep 28 12:29:04 2010
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
> ProcEnviron:
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> SourcePackage: speedcrunch
> ---
> Architecture: amd64
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
> NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
> Package: xorg 1:7.5+6ubuntu3
> PackageArchitecture: amd64
> ProcEnviron:
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic 2.6.35.4
> Tags: maverick
> Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic x86_64
> UnreportableReason: The drivers from nvidia.com are not supported by
> Ubuntu. Please uninstall them and test whether your problem still occurs.
> UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare video
> system:
> distro: Ubuntu
> codename: maverick
> architecture: x86_64
> kernel: 2.6.35-22-generic
>
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