[BUG] recent squeeze X11 updates causing SIGSEGV on startup

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Mon Sep 14 08:34:27 PDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 11:27:28 -0400, Matt Turner wrote:

> Hi,
> Thanks for the report. I was getting the exact same failure as you.
> The crash happens in xf86SlowBCopyFromBus, which seems to be totally
> useless. So I killed that code:
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=5ef53a94ce4e48e11de26290cd677266308640c8
> If anyone finds that it's needed on some systems, let me know and
> we'll figure out something. Otherwise, that code is gone from
> xserver-1.7 and shouldn't cause any more problems.
> I don't know if anyone is planning another 1.6.x release, but if they
> are, they might consider cherry-picking that commit.
It can probably be cherry-picked to our package in any case, if someone
confirms that it's enough to make things work.


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