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Old 09-21-2005, 11:03 PM   #1
towsonu2003
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kde kicker crash while exiting kde but why?


I'm a newbie, just installed slackware 10.2. For some reason, kicker crashes everytime I exit kde and X hangs. sometimes ctrl+alt+backspace doesnot work to kill it.
I have the crash report attached, but I have no idea what it's saying. I would appreciate any help,,,
Kicker crash report (appears right before X hangs when log out):

(no debugging symbols found)
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/tls/libthread_db.so.1".
(no debugging symbols found)
(...repeats...)
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread -1231239488 (LWP 5122)]
(no debugging symbols found)
(...repeats...)
[KCrash handler]
#3 0xb7478ad8 in QGList::find () from /usr/lib/qt/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
#4 0xb784455e in KGlobal::registerStaticDeleter ()
from /opt/kde/lib/libkdecore.so.4
#5 0xb7dcb3dc in KDirWatch::self () from /opt/kde/lib/libkio.so.4
#6 0xb7e1c3d3 in KDirListerCache::KDirListerCache ()
from /opt/kde/lib/libkio.so.4
#7 0xb7e20317 in KDirListerCache::self () from /opt/kde/lib/libkio.so.4
#8 0xb7e24f39 in KDirLister::stop () from /opt/kde/lib/libkio.so.4
#9 0xb7e24a60 in KDirLister::~KDirLister () from /opt/kde/lib/libkio.so.4
#10 0xb650fe33 in SystemMenu::~SystemMenu ()
from /opt/kde/lib/kde3/kickermenu_systemmenu.so
#11 0xb7b869ae in QPtrList<QObject>::deleteItem ()
from /opt/kde/lib/libkdeui.so.4
#12 0xb7478a3e in QGList::clear () from /usr/lib/qt/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
#13 0xb784f3d3 in KLibrary::~KLibrary () from /opt/kde/lib/libkdecore.so.4
#14 0xb78510b6 in KLibLoader::close_pending ()
from /opt/kde/lib/libkdecore.so.4
#15 0xb78504ea in KLibLoader::~KLibLoader () from /opt/kde/lib/libkdecore.so.4
#16 0xb784ff38 in KLibLoader::cleanUp () from /opt/kde/lib/libkdecore.so.4
#17 0xb779cb73 in KApplication::~KApplication ()
from /opt/kde/lib/libkdecore.so.4
#18 0xb7854c47 in KUniqueApplication::~KUniqueApplication ()
from /opt/kde/lib/libkdecore.so.4
#19 0xb6883b59 in Kicker::~Kicker () from /opt/kde/lib/libkdeinit_kicker.so
#20 0xb68819b3 in kdemain () from /opt/kde/lib/libkdeinit_kicker.so
#21 0xb76a67d6 in kdeinitmain () from /opt/kde/lib/kde3/kicker.so
#22 0x0804ce12 in ?? ()
(...repeats various numbers...)
#55 0xb75ffcc0 in vtable for QGArray () from /usr/lib/qt/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
(...repeats various numbers...)
#68 0xb6a875f4 in _int_malloc () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
#69 0x0804e33b in ?? ()
(...repeats various numbers...)
#79 0x080506b7 in _IO_stdin_used ()
(...repeats various numbers...)
#83 0x080506b7 in _IO_stdin_used ()
(...repeats various numbers...)
#98 0x08052658 in vtable for QCString ()
(...repeats various numbers...)
#102 0x08052658 in vtable for QCString ()
(...repeats various numbers...)
#121 0xb6bfb48d in operator delete () from /usr/lib/./libstdc++.so.5
---end---

Also, after deleting the System menu from the panel and from the desktop, crashes became less frequent (every 6-8 logout).

Last edited by towsonu2003; 09-26-2005 at 05:36 PM.
 
Old 09-26-2005, 04:50 PM   #2
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Use 'uniq' to shorten dumps

I think one of the reasons no one has replied in about 5 days, is that your Kicker crash report is excessively long.

Just for the CLI/scripting practice, I put your crash report into 2 files, 1.txt & 2.txt. 1.txt contains the part with no line #'s, 2.txt the portion where the lines are numbered. Here is the use of 'uniq' to eliminate the duplicates, while counting the repetitions:
Code:
uniq -c   1.txt 
uniq -cf1 2.txt  | less
I wanted to get really cute, so I added an 'awk' to the 2nd to align the line #'s:
Code:
uniq -cf1 2.txt  | awk '{printf   \
"%3i   %4s %s %s %s %s %s %s\n",  \
$1, $2 , $3, $4, $5, $6, $7, $8}'  | less
Finally, here are 2 commands to demonstrate the savings:
Code:
uniq -c   1.txt  | wc;   cat 1.txt  | wc
uniq -cf1 2.txt  | wc;   cat 2.txt  | wc
Maybe if you would edit your post to eliminate the duplicate lines (I've given you a way to do it painlessly) someone would be willing to wade through it & advise you.
 
Old 09-26-2005, 05:31 PM   #3
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I'll try to shorten the post. Thank you for your advice. As for the script, that's just too much for me for now
kicker issue still unresolved
thanks

Last edited by towsonu2003; 09-26-2005 at 05:36 PM.
 
Old 09-27-2005, 06:20 AM   #4
koyi
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Having the same problem over here.
But luckily it doesn't hang my X, I just need to click on "OK" at the crash report and then I can log out like normal.
But it is rather irritating to have a crash report on almost every logout...

Does anyone know the reason?
 
Old 10-01-2005, 09:31 PM   #5
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I'm having the same problem. About 1 out of 5 times when I log out I get the crash, and if I click OK, everything seems normal. I've had a few other crashes in KDE, but those are very infrequent. Hopefully someone will find a solution to the problem.
 
Old 10-03-2005, 12:31 PM   #6
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This seems to be a KDE bug. KDE people told me to remove the System menu from the panel. I removed that and the System link from my desktop. Now the crashes are much less frequent, but still happening.
 
Old 10-04-2005, 10:08 PM   #7
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I have the same problem,

but check out bug 109648 in

http://bugs.kde.org/simple_search.cgi?id=kicker+crash

Looks like it will be resolved in the next minor release...
 
  


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