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Re: libc6 and X11 seem not to work together

----- Original Message ----
> From: ael <law_ence.dev@ntlworld.com>
> To: debian-amd64@lists.debian.org
> Sent: Thursday, 1 October, 2009 8:29:47 PM
> Subject: Re: libc6 and X11 seem not to work together
> Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:
> > Dear maintainers, 
> > since the last upgrade (debian-amd64/sid) it is not more possible to start X. 
> It seems, libc6 is incompatible to the xserver-packages in debiansid
> > 
> > Backtrace:
> > 0: /usr/bin/X11/X(xorg_backtrace+0x26) [0x4edfe6]
> > 1: /usr/bin/X11/X(xf86SigHandler+0x39) [0x483699]
> > 2: /lib/libc.so.6 [0x7f7e17a41db0]               3: 
> /usr/bin/X11/X(DGAAvailable+0x39) [0x4823c9]  4: 
> /usr/bin/X11/X(xf86DiDGAInit+0x30) [0x4ae200] 5: 
> /usr/bin/X11/X(xf86CrtcScreenInit+0x10d) [0x4aafad]
> > 6: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//radeon_drv.so [0x7f7e15e26a49]
> > 7: /usr/bin/X11/X(AddScreen+0x1c6) [0x432ac6]                   8: 
> /usr/bin/X11/X(InitOutput+0x241) [0x46d361]                  9: 
> /usr/bin/X11/X(main+0x200) [0x4331d0]                        10: 
> /lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xe6) [0x7f7e17a2e5c6]     11: /usr/bin/X11/X 
> [0x432819]        
> > 
> > For me it looks like Xorg gets a problem with the latest libc6-version from 
> sid. Can someone confirm this ? 
> I see something very similar on a testing/squeeze amd64 machine. But I am seeing 
> several problems on 2 i386 and amd64 testing machines which all seem to be 
> related to libc.so.6. On the i386 boxes this seems to show up in very different 
> circumstances. In "cdrom" which I have yet to confirm is part of apt; & also in 
> dd access to floppy discs. None of these machines use a tainted kernel. Also it 
> happens with both debian kernels and also with the latest git stock kernels. So 
> a kernel problem is unlikely.
> I have yet to investigate properly, partly because it was not obvious how to 
> track this down. I now have aptitude-dbg installed, and may find time (very busy 
> with other things) to see if I can use gdb to catch the cdrom module and its 
> segfault. Then I will have something useful to report.
> In summary, I suspect a libc6 problem which is causing a variety of programs to 
> fail across a range of architectures and programs. Or a huge coincidence. What 
> mystified me was why I found no other reports of this sort of thing. I am not 
> sure when libc6 was updated in squeezew/testing, but it was maybe over a month 
> ago, and I have been seeing the cdrom segfault for that sort of time. I didn't 
> notice at first because it only appeared in /var/log/messages.
> The report from Hans gives me some assurance that I am not going mad :-)
> ael

I just upgraded my sid amd64 system yesterday and X is still working after reboot..

ii  libc6          2.9-26         GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  xserver-xorg-c 2:1.6.4-1      Xorg X server - core server


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