Bug#443870: xorg: Xorg segfaults on startup
reassign 443870 nvidia-glx
retitle 443870 'nvidia-glx: segfault in Xrealloc with Xserver 1.4 and Xinerama"
found 443870 100.14.19-1
Phil Dibowitz wrote:
> After the recent Xorg and Nvidia upgrade, I can no longer run my
> Xinerama setup without causing Xorg to segfault, and the following
> 0: /usr/bin/X11/X(xf86SigHandler+0x7e) [0x80c632e]
> 1: [0xffffe420]
> 2: /usr/bin/X11/X(Xrealloc+0x32) [0x81b3be2]
> 3: /usr/bin/X11/X [0x8102199]
> 4: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//nvidia_drv.so [0xb703eac9]
> This setup has two monitorings a dual-headed Nvidia GeForce 6600 (using
> the nvidia drivers), and a thurd monitoring on an older nvidia NV6
> (using the 'nv' driver - nvidia no longer supports this), all Xinerama'd
> up together.
> Note that if I drop the 3rd monitor and just use the 6600 I still have
> the same problem. I have to turn off Xinerama in order for it to work.
There are some known bugs about Xinerama in Xserver 1.4, especially
#443274. But the backtrace above is completely different, and it seems
totally nvidia specific. So I am reassigning this bug to nvidia-glx.
We'll keep #443274 to deal with Xserver-without-nvidia Xinerama problems.