Fatal Error (Segmentation Fault) only while viewing the LVM GUI

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Thu Apr 26 18:21:00 GMT 2012

On 26/04/2012 14:23, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 26/04/2012 14:18, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>> On 25/04/2012 19:25, Carlo.DiCocco wrote:
>>> I think I may have found a bug.  I am connecting to a remote Linux server
>>> from my Windows desktop and attempting to use some of the GUI tools on the
>>> remote server.  The "xclock" GUI displays fine.  The Oracle "dbca" GUI
>>> displays fine.  The LVM "system-config-lvm" GUI displays and works fine,
>>> but cygwin generates a fatal error window due to a segmentation fault.
>>> The following command displays the GUI, but reports a fatal error:
>>> [root@aorahdev ~]# system-config-lvm
>>> [ 64144.546] Segmentation fault at address 0x44
>>> [ 64144.546] Fatal server error:
>>> [ 64144.546] Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
>>> [ 64144.546] Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.
>> Thanks for reporting this problem.
>> I was not able to reproduce this crash using system-config-lvm 1.1.16, on
>> Fedora 15.  Perhaps you can provide details on the remote server and
>> system-config-lvm version you are using?
>> It would be very helpful if you could follow the instructions at [1] to use
>> gdb to get a backtrace for the X server when it crashes.
> Oops
> [1] http://x.cygwin.com/devel/backtrace.html

It seems quite likely this is the same crash as reported at [1], so it's
probably worth testing X server 1.12.0-5 to see if it's fixed there, first.

[1] http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2012-04/msg00097.html

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