Bug#973740: gnome-shell: segfault in libmozjs-78.so.78.3.0

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Wed Nov 4 17:23:16 GMT 2020

Control: retitle -1 gnome-shell: segfault in libmozjs-78.so.78.3.0 when proprietary NVIDIA driver is used

On Wed, 04 Nov 2020 at 11:54:52 +0100, Jorge Cardona wrote:
> I removed nvidia-xconfig, xserver-xorg-video-nvidia, nvidia-driver and the
> system is working fine now.

Since the backtrace doesn't involve the NVIDIA driver, either it's
coincidence or memory corruption.

How reliably did this crash happen when you were using the NVIDIA driver?

If you restart GNOME Shell repeatedly (perhaps log in to GNOME and log
back out, 10 times) using the open-source Nouveau driver, does it seem


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