PulseAudio causing kernel panic with GNOME 2.26
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Sun Apr 12 02:39:21 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 18:02 -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 17:59 -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 09:53 +0530, Ashish SHUKLA wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I'm running FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT (amd64). After portupgrade-ing to GNOME 2.26
> > > today, I'm not able to boot into GNOME. As soon as gnome-settings-daemon gets
> > > started, I get a kernel panic. Being in X11, I'm not able to see any messages
> > > printed on the screen. And also there is no dump getting saved on swap device.
> > >
> > > I also have Xmonad installed, so after booting into Xmonad, I started
> > > gnome-settings-daemon on terminal, and I noticed after loading pulseaudio
> > > related stuff, I got a kernel panic.
> > >
> > > You'll notice in the log that I'm using an extended partition as swap (shared
> > > between GNU/Linux and FreeBSD) and FreeBSD is not dumping on it. So I created a new
> > > 'freebsd-swap' partition in disklabel, but no still dumps.
> > >
> > > Anyways, there is some information related to the fault is logged in the
> > > dmesg.
> > >
> > > BtW, prior to writing this mail, I've already ran memtest86+ on my box and it
> > > has passed all the 8 tests without any errors.
> > Looks like I can now reproduce on i386 -CURRENT from yesterday.
> > However, things are still good on my amd64 -CURRENT from Apr 4. So
> > something was committed between 4/4 and 4/8 to break pulse. I'm trying
> > to get a back trace.
> If you can, try backing out this commit:
> See if it fixes the panic.
I found the problem on my machine. It was a fuse kmod out-of-sync with
the kernel. If you rebuild your fuse kernel module, that may fix the
panic for you.
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