frozen desktop

Bug #1434557 reported by brad haack on 2015-03-20
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xorg (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Very often (about once/day) I'm experiencing a frozen desktop. minimal response from keyboard or mouse, usually degrades to no response. No response from ^-alt-F1 or ^-alt-esc. Here's today's Xorg.0.log.old:

[ 47.809] (II) intel(0): Modeline "1280x1024"x0.0 108.00 1280 1328 1440 1688 1024 1025 1028 1066 +hsync +vsync (64.0 kHz e)
[ 47.809] (II) intel(0): Modeline "1280x960"x0.0 108.00 1280 1376 1488 1800 960 961 964 1000 +hsync +vsync (60.0 kHz e)
[ 3682.886] (II) intel(0): switch to mode 1680x1050@59.9 on VGA1 using pipe 0, position (0, 0), rotation normal, reflection none
[ 3683.260] (II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch
[ 3735.480] (II) AIGLX: Resuming AIGLX clients after VT switch
[ 3735.480] (II) intel(0): switch to mode 1680x1050@59.9 on VGA1 using pipe 0, position (0, 0), rotation normal, reflection none
[ 7662.648] (II) intel(0): switch to mode 1680x1050@59.9 on VGA1 using pipe 0, position (0, 0), rotation normal, reflection none
[ 7662.999] (II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch
[ 7807.242] (II) AIGLX: Resuming AIGLX clients after VT switch
[ 7807.242] (II) intel(0): switch to mode 1680x1050@59.9 on VGA1 using pipe 0, position (0, 0), rotation normal, reflection none
[ 9095.040] (II) intel(0): switch to mode 1680x1050@59.9 on VGA1 using pipe 0, position (0, 0), rotation normal, reflection none
[ 9095.404] (II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch
[ 9896.981] (II) AIGLX: Resuming AIGLX clients after VT switch
[ 9896.981] (II) intel(0): switch to mode 1680x1050@59.9 on VGA1 using pipe 0, position (0, 0), rotation normal, reflection none
(EE) [mi] EQ overflowing. Additional events will be discarded until existing events are processed.
(EE)
(EE) Backtrace:
(EE) 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x4f) [0xb7686eaf]
(EE) 1: /usr/bin/X (mieqEnqueue+0x213) [0xb7666fe3]
(EE) 2: /usr/bin/X (QueuePointerEvents+0x6d) [0xb75342ed]
(EE) 3: /usr/bin/X (xf86PostMotionEventM+0x24b) [0xb756da8b]
(EE) 4: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/evdev_drv.so (0xb6e12000+0x498f) [0xb6e1698f]
(EE) 5: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x7e0f5) [0xb755d0f5]
(EE) 6: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0xa8dfb) [0xb7587dfb]
(EE) 7: (vdso) (__kernel_sigreturn+0x0) [0xb74bc400]
(EE) 8: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x1ac170) [0xb768b170]
(EE) 9: (vdso) (__kernel_sigreturn+0x0) [0xb74bc400]
(EE) 10: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x12d650) [0xb760c650]
(EE) 11: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x4ebb0) [0xb752dbb0]
(EE) 12: /usr/bin/X (DeliverRawEvent+0x65) [0xb752ddb5]
(EE) 13: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x131730) [0xb7610730]
(EE) 14: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x155a07) [0xb7634a07]
(EE) 15: /usr/bin/X (mieqProcessDeviceEvent+0x204) [0xb7667414]
(EE) 16: /usr/bin/X (mieqProcessInputEvents+0xfd) [0xb766753d]
(EE) 17: /usr/bin/X (ProcessInputEvents+0x14) [0xb755d294]
(EE) 18: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x3c9ac) [0xb751b9ac]
(EE) 19: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x40ce5) [0xb751fce5]
(EE) 20: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x2aa3e) [0xb7509a3e]
(EE) 21: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xf3) [0xb70b6a83]
(EE) 22: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x2aa74) [0xb7509a74]
(EE)
(EE) [mi] These backtraces from mieqEnqueue may point to a culprit higher up the stack.
(EE) [mi] mieq is *NOT* the cause. It is a victim.
(EE) [mi] EQ overflow continuing. 100 events have been dropped.
(EE)
(EE) Backtrace:
(EE) 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x4f) [0xb7686eaf]
(EE) 1: /usr/bin/X (mieqEnqueue+0xe5) [0xb7666eb5]
(EE) 2: /usr/bin/X (QueuePointerEvents+0x6d) [0xb75342ed]
(EE) 3: /usr/bin/X (xf86PostMotionEventM+0x24b) [0xb756da8b]
(EE) 4: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/evdev_drv.so (0xb6e12000+0x498f) [0xb6e1698f]
(EE) 5: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x7e0f5) [0xb755d0f5]
(EE) 6: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0xa8dfb) [0xb7587dfb]
(EE) 7: (vdso) (__kernel_sigreturn+0x0) [0xb74bc400]
(EE) 8: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x1ac170) [0xb768b170]
(EE) 9: (vdso) (__kernel_sigreturn+0x0) [0xb74bc400]
(EE) 10: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x13163d) [0xb761063d]
(EE) 11: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x15d2ba) [0xb763c2ba]
(EE) 12: /usr/bin/X (mieqProcessDeviceEvent+0x1d6) [0xb76673e6]
(EE) 13: /usr/bin/X (mieqProcessInputEvents+0xfd) [0xb766753d]
(EE) 14: /usr/bin/X (ProcessInputEvents+0x14) [0xb755d294]
(EE) 15: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x3c9ac) [0xb751b9ac]
(EE) 16: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x40ce5) [0xb751fce5]
(EE) 17: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x2aa3e) [0xb7509a3e]
(EE) 18: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xf3) [0xb70b6a83]
(EE) 19: /usr/bin/X (0xb74df000+0x2aa74) [0xb7509a74]
(EE)
[ 11472.953] [mi] EQ processing has resumed after 132 dropped events.
[ 11473.029] [mi] This may be caused my a misbehaving driver monopolizing the server's resources.

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ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.9
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom]
CompositorRunning: None
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: trusty
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
DistroVariant: ubuntu
ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes
GconfCompiz:
 /apps/compiz-1/general:
   /apps/compiz-1/general/screen0:
    /apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options:
     active_plugins = [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom]
GraphicsCard:
 Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0102] (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:04ee]
LightdmGreeterLog:
 ** (lightdm-gtk-greeter:1490): WARNING **: Failed to load user image: Failed to open file '/home/brad/.face': No such file or directory
 init: indicator-power main process (1526) killed by TERM signal
 init: indicator-application main process (1530) killed by TERM signal
LightdmGreeterLogOld:
 ** (lightdm-gtk-greeter:1507): WARNING **: Failed to load user image: Failed to open file '/home/brad/.face': No such file or directory
 init: indicator-power main process (1544) killed by TERM signal
 init: indicator-application main process (1550) killed by TERM signal
MachineType: Dell Inc. Vostro 260s
Package: xorg 1:7.7+1ubuntu8.1
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-49-generic root=UUID=c462f5e8-d132-40d7-96a8-ecd9fbc55795 ro splash quiet vt.handoff=7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-49.83-generic 3.13.11-ckt17
Tags: third-party-packages trusty ubuntu
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-49-generic i686
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare scanner sudo
_MarkForUpload: True
dmi.bios.date: 02/22/2013
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A10
dmi.board.name: 0GDG8Y
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A00
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: 00
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA10:bd02/22/2013:svnDellInc.:pnVostro260s:pvr00:rvnDellInc.:rn0GDG8Y:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct3:cvr00:
dmi.product.name: Vostro 260s
dmi.product.version: 00
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
version.compiz: compiz N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.56-1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 10.3.0-0ubuntu2intel1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 10.3.0-0ubuntu2intel1
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.15.1-0ubuntu2.7
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.8.2-1ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:7.3.0-1ubuntu3.1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.99.911-0intel1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.10-1ubuntu2
xserver.bootTime: Fri May 1 19:43:07 2015
xserver.configfile: default
xserver.devices:
 input Power Button KEYBOARD, id 6
 input Power Button KEYBOARD, id 7
 input USB Optical Mouse MOUSE, id 8
 input Dell Dell USB Entry Keyboard KEYBOARD, id 9
xserver.errors:

xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log
xserver.outputs:
 product id 780
 vendor SAM
xserver.version: 2:1.15.1-0ubuntu2.7

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Changed in xorg (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete

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description: updated

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brad haack, as 32-bit OSes have a de-emphasis of support upstream, could you please test with a 64-bit OS and advise to the results?

tags: added: latest-bios-a10
brad haack (bradhaack-g) wrote :

I only have 2 gig Ram & lshw shows this:

    description: Desktop Computer
    product: Vostro 260s (To be filled by O.E.M.)
    vendor: Dell Inc.
    version: 00
    serial: 8XJK6V1
    width: 32 bits

cpu is:
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz

Do you think 64 bit would work OK?

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for xorg (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in xorg (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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