Bug#608797: xserver-xorg-core: viewing large image in Firefox causes X server to abort
Excerpts from Cyril Brulebois's message of Wed Jan 05 13:31:51 +0100 2011:
> Michal Suchanek <firstname.lastname@example.org> (05/01/2011):
> > That's the best reportbug can do for resending a saved report I
> > guess.
> It'd be nice to get this fixed. reportbug reportbug to the rescue?
It's quite old #328531.
> > Try looking at some of the larger images at
> > http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_detail.php?id=7100
> I can't replicate it, even with 20000+² images (and some time spent on
Then it's probably something Firefox4 does that crashes the X server.
> > How do I?
> > The X server just decides to quit, there is no report of crash
> > neither in X log nor in kernel log.
> You're kidding right? You don't see a backtrace in your bugreport?
Those two backtraces have both X (mieqEnqueue+0x1ae) [0x4a6fde] on the
top and obviously correspond to the two messages
[ 1820.462][ 2104.059] [mi] EQ overflowing. The server is probably stuck in an infinite loop.
which is a diagnostic unrelated to the
Fatal server error:
[ 8808.414] EXA: malloc failed for size 1866240000 bytes