Unity crashes on startup with nvidia

Bug #1041123 reported by Ugo Riboni on 2012-08-24
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
Critical
Sam Spilsbury
unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Unity crashes on startup when running with nvidia proprietary drivers.
This is with current trunk as of the date of this report, built and ran with jhbuild.
Attached is the valgrind output.

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Ugo Riboni (uriboni) wrote :
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2012-08-24
Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → Critical
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Sam Spilsbury (smspillaz)
milestone: none → 6.4
Ingo Gerth (igerth) wrote :

Is this not because of XORG 1.13 which is incompatible with nvidia-current, and the proprietary driver 304.37 has not landed yet?

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Ingo: not sure.

But for now... Fix committed into lp:unity at revision 2625

Changed in unity:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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