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Bug 368696 - crash in Text Editor: trying to access a flopp...
crash in Text Editor: trying to access a flopp...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 354046
Product: gedit
Classification: Applications
Component: general
Other All
: High critical
: ---
Assigned To: Gedit maintainers
Gedit maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-11-01 04:02 UTC by christopher.lunsford
Modified: 2006-11-01 09:30 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.15/2.16

Description christopher.lunsford 2006-11-01 04:02:29 UTC
Version: 2.16.1

What were you doing when the application crashed?
trying to access a floppy created by the ASUS promice driver creator

Distribution: Ubuntu 6.10 (edgy)
Gnome Release: 2.16.1 2006-10-02 (Ubuntu)
BugBuddy Version: 2.16.0

Memory status: size: 164786176 vsize: 164786176 resident: 27185152 share: 14782464 rss: 27185152 rss_rlim: -1
CPU usage: start_time: 1162353690 rtime: 95 utime: 88 stime: 7 cutime:0 cstime: 0 timeout: 0 it_real_value: 0 frequency: 100

Backtrace was generated from '/usr/bin/gedit'

(no debugging symbols found)
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/".
(no debugging symbols found)
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread 46975438976432 (LWP 7272)]
(no debugging symbols found)
0x00002ab94cbd3eb5 in waitpid () from /lib/

Thread 1 (Thread 46975438976432 (LWP 7272))

  • #0 waitpid
    from /lib/
  • #1 gnome_gtk_module_info_get
    from /usr/lib64/
  • #2 <signal handler called>
  • #3 g_utf8_validate
    from /usr/lib64/
  • #4 gedit_convert_from_utf8
  • #5 gedit_convert_to_utf8
  • #6 gedit_document_new
  • #7 gedit_document_new
  • #8 g_source_get_current_time
    from /usr/lib64/
  • #9 g_main_context_dispatch
    from /usr/lib64/
  • #10 g_main_context_check
    from /usr/lib64/
  • #11 g_main_loop_run
    from /usr/lib64/
  • #12 gtk_main
    from /usr/lib64/
  • #13 main
  • #0 waitpid
    from /lib/

Comment 1 Paolo Maggi 2006-11-01 09:30:27 UTC
Thanks for taking the time to report this bug.

This particular bug has already been reported into our bug tracking system, but
the maintainers need more information to fix the bug. Could you please answer
the questions in the other report (bug #354046) in order to help the

In particular, the attached stack trace is missing some elements that will help
a lot to solve the problem, so it will be hard for the developers to fix that
crash. Can you get us a stack trace with debugging symbols? Please see for more information on how to do so. 

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 354046 ***