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PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:22 pm    Post subject: kwin compositing suddenly stopped working Reply with quote

I've updated two days ago my system (which means an update somewhere from up to 1 week ago) and KWin suddenly stopped working. It starts up without compositing and claims to have disabled it because OpenGL detection failed. I don't know where the problem is. I re-merged ati-driver, xorg-server and kwin but to no avail.

Anybody has a similar problem since a couple of days and an idea what could be the cause?

- ati-driver stayed the same
- kernel stayed the same

What this change is XOrg (I've seen the update flash by). Could there be a problem with XOrg or MESA?

Anything that's useful trying to re-emerge?

x11-base/xorg-server-1.15.0:0/1.15.0 (now after update)
x11-drivers/ati-drivers-14.4_p1 (stayed the same)
3.10.7-gentoo-r1 kernel (stayed the same)
kde-base/kwin-4.11.9 (no idea if this updated... I guess not)

Could this be somehow related to it? From the XOrg logs:

[  4768.164] (EE) AIGLX error: failed to open /usr/X11R6/lib64/modules/dri/, error[/usr/X11R6/lib64/modules/dri/ cannot open shared object file:
No such file or directory]

Managed to retrieve the old XOrg log from during the crash. It looks like this:

[  4766.963] (EE)
[  4766.963] (EE) Backtrace:
[  4766.987] (EE) 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x42) [0x58f152]
[  4766.987] (EE) 1: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x192dc9) [0x592dc9]
[  4766.987] (EE) 2: /lib64/ (0x7fe86e668000+0x109a0) [0x7fe86e6789a0]
[  4766.987] (EE) 3: /lib64/ (0x7fe86d2b8000+0x3f8f3) [0x7fe86d2f78f3]
[  4766.987] (EE) 4: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/ (0x7fe86bc68000+0x44652) [0x7fe86bcac652]
[  4766.987] (EE) 5: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/ (0x7fe86bc68000+0x1f1c7) [0x7fe86bc871c7]
[  4766.987] (EE) 6: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x3d8d6) [0x43d8d6]
[  4766.987] (EE) 7: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x4156d) [0x44156d]
[  4766.987] (EE) 8: /lib64/ (__libc_start_main+0xf5) [0x7fe86d2dcbc5]
[  4766.987] (EE) 9: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x2c5e1) [0x42c5e1]
[  4766.987] (EE)
[  4766.987] (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x0
[  4766.987] (EE)
Fatal server error:
[  4766.987] (EE) Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
[  4766.987] (EE)
[  4766.987] (EE)
Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
 for help.
[  4766.987] (EE) Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[  4766.987] (EE)
[  4766.987] (II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch
[  4766.989] (II) fglrx(0): Backup framebuffer data.
[  4767.043] (II) fglrx(0): Backup complete.
[  4767.208] (EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.

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