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Bug#415541: libx11-6: 1.1.1-1 causes complete screen lockup / freeze from xmms

On Tue, 2007-03-20 at 20:01 +1030, Arthur Marsh wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote, On 20/03/07 17:34:
> > On Tue, 2007-03-20 at 14:15 +1030, Arthur Marsh wrote:
> >>
> >> When running libx11-6 1.1.1-1 and xmms 1:1.2.10+20061101-1, attempting 
> >> to change the file menu width or traverse directories in "play file" 
> >> would cause a complete screen / filesystem lockup (machine was pingable 
> >> from another location but file shares not available and all keyboard and 
> >> mouse input was ignored).
> >>
> >> Running xmms under strace would prevent the problem from occuring.
> >>
> >> Downgrading libx11-6 to 2:1.0.3-6 resolved the problem.
> > 
> > So this behaviour may be triggered by something in the new libx11-6, but
> > it's very unlikely to be caused fully by it but more likely at least
> > partly by the X server. Please attach the output of
> > 
> > /usr/share/bug/xserver-xorg-core/script 3>&1
> Hi, I ran that against both versions of libx11-6 above and have attached 
> the output.

Thanks. Does the problem also occur if you disable 2D acceleration
(Option "Accel" "off" should achieve that, or consult the cirrus driver
manpage)? If so, does it also occur with the vesa driver?

Also, because libX11 is used both on the server and client side, the
following experiment might help narrow down the problem: Start up the X
server while the old libx11-6 is installed. Then while the X server is
running, upgrade libx11-6 and then try reproducing the problem. Does it
still occur?

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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