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Thread: Obtaining Backtraces for X Crashes -> Desktop freezes

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    Obtaining Backtraces for X Crashes -> Desktop freezes

    hi

    I try to do these steps according to:

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Backtracing

    and after
    Code:
    $ pgrep Xorg
    5320
    $ sudo gdb /usr/bin/Xorg 2>&1 | tee gdb-Xorg.txt
    GNU gdb (Ubuntu/Linaro 7.2-1ubuntu11) 7.2
    Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
    This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
    There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
    and "show warranty" for details.
    This GDB was configured as "i686-linux-gnu".
    For bug reporting instructions, please see:
    <http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/bugs/>...
    Reading symbols from /usr/bin/Xorg...Reading symbols from /usr/lib/debug/usr/bin/Xorg...done.
    done.
    (gdb) attach 5320
    the Gnome Desktop is freezing completely.
    Last edited by cccc; May 18th, 2011 at 01:50 AM.

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    Re: Obtaining Backtraces for X Crashes -> Desktop freezes

    Knows someone what's wrong and howto solve this problem?

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    Re: Obtaining Backtraces for X Crashes -> Desktop freezes

    Hi CC , nothing wrong there , you'll need to continue with steps as mentioned in the above link , in your case as the DE and X server is locked up you need to stop it with Ctrl+C , then in (gdb) type " backtrace full " .


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    Re: Obtaining Backtraces for X Crashes -> Desktop freezes

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