xorg-x11-drv-evdev-2.1.0 causing xorg to crash
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sun Dec 14 14:08:01 PST 2008
On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 04:45:01PM -0500, Ben Gamari wrote:
> Yet more evidence that we should teach valgrind about gem, xserver
> memory maps, et al. Even without filtering out gem events, I was still
> able to catch dozens of memory leaks. It would definitely help with some
> of the mesa crashers I've been trying to figure out.
> - Ben
> On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 15:19 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 11:47 -0600, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> > > > That crash doesn't hit the evdev driver at all. It's a bug in the
> > > > server if it's anything.
> > >
> > > In any case, reverting the evdev package to what is in F10 stable
> > > stopped the crashing.
> > That's... disturbing. Suggests that the evdev driver is stomping on
> > memory somehow.
> > - ajax
For the archives, the follow-up from the other list: Original reporter states
that "You can probably cough this one up to the wind. I rebooted, installed
the new evdev and Xorg packages, rebooted again, and have been running stable
for 24 hours."
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