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[Bug 832426] [NEW] compiz crashed with SIGILL in CompWindow::destroy()


Public bug reported:

1) The release of Ubuntu you are using

I'm using Kubuntu Oneiric with all of the up to date packages.

2) Version:

compiz                        1:
kdm                             4:4.7.0-0ubuntu10  

3) What I expected to happen:

Opening any panel in KDE, I expect to be able to {resize, move items,
open activities menu, etc} and then close the panel when I'm done.

4) What happens instead:

I am able to successfully open any panel,  manipulate objects, but the
instant I try to close the panel (by clicking on the x or on the
desktop), all mouse movement halts, Compiz goes to 100% CPU (taking up
one CPU only) and the window environment siezes up.  At which point, the
only option available to me is to drop to a terminal (ctrl + alt + F1)
to kill compiz (kill -9 only, all other levels appear to be ineffective
at killing the process) and restart kdm (sudo service kdm restart).

Compiz appears to recall any setting changes made to the panels upon

After killing compiz, I can return to KDE, but the environment is
effectively useless.

This is completely repeatable - and happens every time on both of my

5) Other useful information:
This happens on two separate computers, both of which were originally installed using 10.10.  I've tried moving the ~/.kde folder on one computer, but that does not prevent the problem. (ie. it isn't a setting problem)

I am using the nvidia binaries (nvidia-current), but both computers use
completely different hardware (one is a macbook pro, the other is a
desktop PC using an AMD chip.)  This appears to be software related, and
has been present since upgrading to 4.7 several months ago on the
desktop machine, and for at least 4 weeks (since the upgrade from 10.10)
on the laptop. (i.e. it isn't a hardware problem.)

This crash is not leaving any logs that I can find, and i haven't the
faintest idea how to generate a debug trace for this crash -
particularly since I'm using kill -9 to kill the offending process.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: compiz-core 1:
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-9.13-generic 3.0.3
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-9-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Aug 23 16:18:37 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/compiz
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
ProcCmdline: compiz ccp
 PATH=(custom, no user)
Signal: 4
SourcePackage: compiz
 CompWindow::destroy() ()
 KDECompatWindow::stopCloseAnimation() () from /usr/lib/compiz/libkdecompat.so
 KDECompatWindow::endSlideAnimation() () from /usr/lib/compiz/libkdecompat.so
 KDECompatScreen::preparePaint(int) () from /usr/lib/compiz/libkdecompat.so
 CompositeScreen::preparePaint(int) () from /usr/lib/compiz/libcomposite.so
Title: compiz crashed with SIGILL in CompWindow::destroy()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

** Affects: compiz (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-crash oneiric

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