xf86-video-geode: memory corruption in some bitmaps

Bug #853754 reported by Lenin on 2011-09-19
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xserver-xorg-video-geode (Debian)
Fix Released
xserver-xorg-video-geode (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

According xorg.log the driver is not loaded, which causes problems:
[ 68026.496] (II) LoadModule: "geode"
[ 68026.498] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/geode_drv.so
[ 68026.499] (EE) Failed to load /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/geode_drv.so: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/geode_drv.so: undefined symbol: rrPrivKey
[ 68026.499] (EE) LoadModule: Module geode does not have a geodeModuleData data object.
[ 68026.499] (II) UnloadModule: "geode"
[ 68026.499] (II) Unloading geode
[ 68026.499] (EE) Failed to load module "geode" (invalid module, 0)
[ 68026.499] (II) LoadModule: "vesa"
[ 68026.503] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/vesa_drv.so

ii xserver-xorg-video-geode 2.11.12-1build2 X.Org X server -- Geode GX2/LX display driver

file /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/geode_drv.so
/usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/geode_drv.so: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, stripped

ls -la /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/geode_drv.so
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 230828 2011-05-31 10:57 /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/geode_drv.so

Lenin (gagarin) wrote :

rebuilding the geode_drv source package, helped loading the module.

however i'm also having the issue that a user with debian has:

Martin-Éric Racine (q-funk) wrote :

Can you tell more about your particular variant of bitmap corruption? It would also help if you precised which Ubuntu release you're using.

summary: - geode driver doesn't load
+ xf86-video-geode: memory corruption in some bitmaps
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-geode (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-geode (Debian):
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-geode (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Incomplete
Martin-Éric Racine (q-funk) wrote :

2.11.14 is available in my PPA. Can you test it and report whether it fixes the issue or not?

Martin-Éric Racine (q-funk) wrote :

Geode 2.11.14-1 was imported into Ubuntu a while back.

Can you please confirm whether it fixes the issue or not?

Lenin (gagarin) wrote :

Sorry, it's 2014, and the geode things were way too slow, especially with the 100mbit ethernet. We've switched all (or most) that are used as desktop computers to Zotacs (with gbit and faster cpus and nvidia video cards).

Changed in xserver-xorg-video-geode (Debian):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-geode (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
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