Bug#433117: Rapid scrolling between desktop panels while running Totem crashes gdm with "gdm_slave_xioerror_handler: Fatal X error"
lool at dooz.org
Sat Jul 14 18:22:58 UTC 2007
On Sat, Jul 14, 2007, Fred Korz wrote:
> When running Totem with an mpeg2 (25 fps video + audio) playing, if
> one switches desktop panel quickly, *boom*. Back to the greeting
> screen with all applications closed (hurrah - signals propagated and
> apps did their best when the display manager choked).
If you X server dies abruptly, it's either a problem in your X server
or in your X driver (or in your hardware!). gdm is only doing it's job
of restarting a new X server when it notices X died. The X-based apps
which lose their X server do the only thing they can do: die.
What's your Xorg driver? Please attach your Xorg.log after a crash
(it's probably renamed if gdm starts a new display after a crash).
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