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Old 12-10-10, 01:53 PM   #29
sillium
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Angry Re: "[mi] EQ overflowing. The server is probably stuck in an infinite loop."

From https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32242#c1:

Quote:
On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 02:46:28PM -0800, bugzilla-daemon@freedesktop.org
wrote:
> The X Server crashes after switching to a VT for the second time (the first
> time it works without problems) with this backtrace:
>
> Backtrace:
> 0: X (xorg_backtrace+0x28) [0x49ef08]
> 1: X (0x400000+0x5ffb9) [0x45ffb9]
> 2: /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x7fe58f486000+0xf1c0) [0x7fe58f4951c0]
> 3: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so (0x7fe58a003000+0xbe19b)
> [0x7fe58a0c119b]
> 4: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so (0x7fe58a003000+0xbe7b5)
> [0x7fe58a0c17b5]
> [...]
> Segmentation fault at address 0x25
>
>
> This is the offending commit according to a bisect:
> d75e8146c414bfd512ba5dbd4a83acb334bbe19b is the first bad commit
> commit d75e8146c414bfd512ba5dbd4a83acb334bbe19b
> Author: Keith Packard <keithp@keithp.com>
> Date: Mon Jul 12 16:01:34 2010 -0700
>
> Unwrap/rewrap EnterVT/LeaveVT completely, Fixes 28998
>
> Because some EnterVT code needs to remove it self from the
> call chain, we need to fix all of the wrappers to correctly
> unwrap/rewrap during the call chain. This is a follow-on to the fix
> for bug 27114 in commit 68a9ee8370e6f9b38218376ac92d5130a5b0ef1e.
>
> Signed-off-by: Keith Packard <keithp@keithp.com>
> Tested-by: Jesse Barnes <jesse.barnes@intel.com>
> Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <daniel@fooishbar.org>
> Reviewed-by: Tiago Vignatti <tiago.vignatti@nokia.com>

This would be a bug in the NVIDIA proprietary driver - please take it up
with them.

Cheers,
Daniel
now.. this makes me jump and scream around.
Is this bug ping pong or what?
Anybody's an idea who (and why) is to blame?
Maybe someone from NVIDIA could/would give a short statement on this.
That would be quite helpful..
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