Fwd: Xorg crashing every time I resume from suspend

Scott Howard showard314 at ubuntu.com
Thu Aug 2 21:40:45 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Thomas Novin <thomas at xyz.pp.se> wrote:
> Hello
> There is a bug that causes Xorg to crash just after resuming from
> suspend + logging in.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/956071
> There are lots of desperate comments but no word from any developer.
> This is really my biggest concern with Ubuntu, bug almost never gets
> fixed in the same version, only the next (at least not the ones I've
> experienced). This is of course a big problem if you plan to stay at a
> LTS release.

I just looked into it and it seems that both Debian [1] and X.org [2]
have bugs reported and are looking into it.

Because it affects a large number of users and can lead to data loss,
this is a candidate for an SRU [3] once the fix is found.

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=681796
[2] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52496
[3] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates


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