I think this might be related to other instances of server crash like
659 1390 2496.
Symptoms: X freezes and the system shuts down. The console is not responding. It
is not possible to abort X with CtrlAltBackspace as it usually is.
I cannot log into my machine even with ssh from another machine. Hence I have to
force a restart by hardware reset.
This happens to me reproducibly when trying to look at specific e-mails with
Mozilla, but also, not as reproducibly, when moving the Mozilla window.
Xorg.0.log ends on
Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting
The corresponding lines in messages, starting from last regular operation to
Mar 1 16:33:54 pc34 kernel: input: USB HID v1.00 Mouse [413c:3010] on
Mar 2 10:02:18 pc34 gconfd (derenzi-4126): Received signal 1, shutting down cleanly
Mar 2 10:02:18 pc34 gconfd (derenzi-4126): Exiting
Mar 2 10:02:18 pc34 gdm: gdm_slave_xioerror_handler: Fatal X error -
Mar 2 10:02:18 pc34 gdm(pam_unix): session closed for user derenzi
Mar 2 10:02:19 pc34 su(pam_unix): session closed for user root
Mar 2 10:03:53 pc34 syslogd 1.4.1: restart.
A couple of times I got a warning at startup saying that the CPU shut down
because it was too hot (however the air from the fan was cool and during the
subsequent startup - a couple of seconds later - dmesg reported 51 C)
System: Dell Inspiron 8600 with ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 M10
Fedora Core 2
starting with the 188.8.131.52 snapshot, on linux systems, the X server can print
its own backtrace when it crashes. please confirm that these bugs are still
valid with 184.108.40.206 or later, and if they are please attach a the server log
from the crash.
reporter, please verify that this is still an issue for you with a reasonably
current X, and if so please attach the X log from the crash.
Marking broken (status null/blank) bugs in xorg with no activity in a long time as fixed. Please reopen if you think it's necessary, but first do a search if a similar bug report is already filed and in a NEW/ASSIGNED state. These bugs do not currently show in most search results as they do not have any status.
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