[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#561668: fglrx-atieventsd: breaks .Xauthority management

Eduard Bloch blade at debian.org
Sat Dec 19 13:10:57 UTC 2009

Package: fglrx-atieventsd
Version: 1:9-12-1
Severity: important
File: fglrx-atieventsd

After recent upgrade in Sid, no more X program could be started.
According to strace, they failed to find or open .Xauthority file, OTOH
this file for unknown reason either became root owner (600 permissions)
or was not created at all by xinit.

The whole case was mysterious until I saw a weird process called
fgrlx-atieventsd daemon having xauth in the arguments. And after
removing the package, the mystery was gone, everything works as usual.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32 (SMP w/4 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages fglrx-atieventsd depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.10.2-2    GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1]     7.6.1~rc3-1 A free implementation of the OpenG
hi  libx11-6                     2:1.2.1-1   X11 client-side library
ii  libxext6                     2:1.0.4-1   X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxrandr2                   2:1.3.0-2   X11 RandR extension library
ii  libxrender1                  1:0.9.5-1   X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  lsb-base                     3.2-23      Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip
hi  xserver-xorg                 1:7.4+1     the X.Org X server

Versions of packages fglrx-atieventsd recommends:
ii  acpid                         1.0.10-5   Advanced Configuration and Power I
pn  fglrx-driver                  <none>     (no description available)

fglrx-atieventsd suggests no packages.

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