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[Bug 905343] [NEW] Compiz crashes in Gnome-Fallback mode after switching workspaces


Public bug reported:

I have had compiz (which I am running with "compiz --replace" as a
command after login to my Gnome 3 fallback session) crash on me a couple
of times. It usually happens after switching workspace with
ctrl+alt+arrow_key. The syslog says:

"Dec 16 15:12:59 rasmus-OptiPlex-GX620 gnome-session[1460]: WARNING: App 'compiz.desktop' respawning too quickly
Dec 16 15:12:59 rasmus-OptiPlex-GX620 gnome-session[1460]: WARNING: Error on restarting session managed app: Component 'compiz.desktop' crashing too quickly"

After the crash, I can't switch workspace anymore and window decorations
and the gnome panel are missing. I can go into a tty prompt, kill all
gnome-panel and decorator-related processes in htop and then start
metacity with "metacity --replace --display=:0" to get back to a usable

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: compiz 1:0.9.6+bzr20110929-0ubuntu6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-14.23-generic 3.0.9
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,decor,compiztoolbox,text,place,move,grid,vpswitch,imgpng,mousepoll,regex,snap,resize,gnomecompat,session,animation,thumbnail,expo,wall,workarounds,ezoom,staticswitcher,fade,scale]
CompositorRunning: None
Date: Fri Dec 16 15:18:52 2011
DistUpgraded: Log time: 2011-10-14 17:17:03.050443
DistroCodename: oneiric
DistroVariant: ubuntu
 blcr, 0.8.2: added
 virtualbox, 4.1.2, 2.6.38-11-generic, x86_64: installed
 virtualbox, 4.1.2, 3.0.0-12-generic, x86_64: installed
 virtualbox, 4.1.2, 3.0.0-13-generic, x86_64: installed
 virtualbox, 4.1.2, 3.0.0-14-generic, x86_64: installed
 Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2772] (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:01ad]
   Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:01ad]
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110427.1)
MachineType: Dell Inc. OptiPlex GX620
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-14-generic root=UUID=2ab8ed04-99b9-4714-885a-b4b3d5f06c57 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: compiz
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-10-17 (60 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 11/30/2006
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A11
dmi.board.name: 0F8101
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 15
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA11:bd11/30/2006:svnDellInc.:pnOptiPlexGX620:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn0F8101:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct15:cvr:
dmi.product.name: OptiPlex GX620
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.6+bzr20110929-0ubuntu6
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs 20090808ubuntu26
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.26-1ubuntu1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 7.11-0ubuntu3
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.11-0ubuntu3
version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.6+7ubuntu7
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.6.0-1ubuntu13
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.14.99~git20110811.g93fc084-0ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.15.901-1ubuntu2.1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20110411+8378443-1

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

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug oneiric ubuntu

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