Bug 2496 - Server 6.8.2.RC2 freezes and restarts. (Signal 11)
Summary: Server 6.8.2.RC2 freezes and restarts. (Signal 11)
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Server/General (show other bugs)
Version: 6.8.2
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Linux (All)
: high critical
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
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Keywords: want-backtrace
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Reported: 2005-02-08 07:18 UTC by Remi Villatel
Modified: 2005-07-02 23:44 UTC (History)
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Description Remi Villatel 2005-02-08 07:18:26 UTC
For no reason, without doing anything particular, even without doing anything,
Xorg freezes for a few seconds then restarts as if I pressed
SHIFT-CTRL-BACKSPACE. Sometimes, the screen freezes, the keyboard becomes
unresponsive, networks looks like to keep on working in the background but all I
can do is to use the Reset button.  

Most of the time, no error is reported in Xorg.0.log, but only in kdm.log.

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11.  Server aborting

My config:

ATI Radeon VE/7000 QY (AGP/PCI)

X Window System Version 6.8.1.902 (6.8.2 RC 2)
Release Date: 12 January 2005
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.8.1.902
Build Operating System: SuSE Linux [ELF] SuSE
Current Operating System: Linux tinbox 2.6.8-24.11-default #1 Fri Jan 14
13:01:26 UTC 2005 i686
Build Date: 13 January 2005

(Everything installed through orignal SusE RPMs.)
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2005-07-03 14:46:56 UTC
starting with the 6.8.99.14 snapshot, on linux systems, the X server can print
its own backtrace when it crashes.  please confirm that these bugs are still
valid with 6.8.99.14 or later, and if they are please attach a the server log
from the crash.
Comment 2 Remi Villatel 2005-07-03 16:44:50 UTC
Well, it's been a long time since I post this bug report. Now I have X.org 6.8.2
final and it behaves as expected. No more freezes or unwanted restarts.


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