Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#8552 new defect

olpc-updated joyride-2456, X crashes on start

Reported by: HoboPrimate Owned by: mstone
Priority: normal Milestone: 8.2.0 (was Update.2)
Component: distro Version: Development build as of this date
Keywords: blocks?:8.2.0 8.2-762:- joyride-2456:- Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Deployments affected: Action Needed: never set
Verified: no


B4 laptop, olpc-update joyride-2456

During boot, "Starting HAL daemon: [FAILED]".

X then came up, arrow cursor appeared, then X crashed. Happened 3 times, then went to the console.

Error messages from X log:

AmdPciProbe: Probing for supported devices!
(EE) AIGLX error: dlopen of /usr/lib/dri/ failed (/usr/lib/dri/swrast_dri.xo: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory)
(EE) GLX: could not load software renderer
(EE)config/hal: couldn't initialise context: (null) ((null))

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by cjb

I saw this too, on my first boot of 8.2-762. Pretty bad.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by cjb

(The crash is in Sugar, because it fails to find HAL and doesn't catch the exception.)

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by mstone-xmlrpc

  • Keywords blocks?:8.2.0 8.2-762:- joyride-2456:- added
  • Milestone changed from Not Triaged to 8.2.0 (was Update.2)

changed by irc user m_stone:

cjb reported this on 8.2-762 so we should definitely take a closer look at this before our next release readiness meeting.

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by HoboPrimate

Happened again for me, during a boot with 8.2-763 .

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