Bug#735927: general: X *always* crashes when 5 youtube video opened
* What led up to the situation?
The hardware is an Intel D945GCLF2 motherboard with Intel 82945GC MCH and Intel
Atom 330 processor and 1GB ram module. The bios settings: DVMT MODE: DVMT, IGD
DVMT MEMORY: 32MB, IGD APERTURE SIZE: 128MB. There is no swap partition in the
I installed debian 7.3 amd64 with alternative desktop environment xfce by
graphical expert install using english language (because hungarian language
fails at tasksel). After installation i purged a whole lot of packages so the
number of installed packages came down to 800. Then i installed google-chrome-
stable icedtea-6-plugin firmware-linux intel-microcode iucode-tool and
* What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
I started chrome and opened 5 youtube 10 hour long videoes (i was planning to
test my cooling solution). The processor load was at 80% (!! not 100%!), the
ram was at ~90%.
* What was the outcome of this action?
In about 1 minute the X crashed. Reproducable any time.
/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old: (EE) intel(0): Failed to submit batch buffer, expect
rendering corruption or even a frozen display: No space left on device.
* What outcome did you expect instead?
X not to crash.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.3
APT prefers stable-updates
APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash