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Re: X Server crashes occasionally
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 17:27:03 -0400
- Subject: Re: X Server crashes occasionally
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On 4/20/2010 9:00 AM, Matt wrote:
Hi, the info here will be vague since I haven't done too much debugging
yet, but I was wondering if anyone has been experiencing X server
crashes since around the time of the jump to Cygwin 1.7? It happens to
me maybe once a week under daily usage. /var/log/XWin.0.log says only:
2010-04-20 08:22:22 Segmentation fault at address 0x17
Fatal server error:
2010-04-20 08:22:22 Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
Interestingly, when the crash alert box pops up, until I dismiss it, the
server still appears to be functional, as I can still close all the
individual client apps cleanly.
This is on Windows XP SP3 with an NVidia 8800 GTS. Here is the XWin.0.log
in case it may reveal anything: http://pastebin.com/Pc1sL3es
Is adding "-logverbose 3" to the startxwin.exe command line the best way
to get more info? Can I get a core dump somehow?
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