Cinnamon receives segfault from


I’m running Linux Mint 18.2, Cinnamon 3.4.3 and nvidia-384 driver.

When I switch to tty1 and try to do cinnamon --replace, it ends with a segfault.

Here’s the full output with gdb:

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Reading symbols from cinnamon...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
Starting program: /usr/bin/cinnamon --replace
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/".
[New Thread 0x7fffe2687700 (LWP 24021)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe1e86700 (LWP 24022)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe1478700 (LWP 24023)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe0c77700 (LWP 24024)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe0bf6700 (LWP 24025)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe0b75700 (LWP 24026)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe0af4700 (LWP 24027)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe0a73700 (LWP 24028)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe09f2700 (LWP 24029)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe0971700 (LWP 24030)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe08f0700 (LWP 24031)]
Cjs-Message: JS LOG: About to start Cinnamon
St-Message: cogl npot texture sizes SUPPORTED
Cjs-Message: JS LOG: Cinnamon started at Sun Oct 22 2017 14:58:22 GMT+0100 (BST)

(cinnamon:24015): St-WARNING **: Ignoring length property that isn't a number at line 1526, col 13
Cjs-Message: JS LOG: network applet: Cannot find connection for active (or connection cannot be read)
[New Thread 0x7fffa891f700 (LWP 24036)]
[New Thread 0x7fffa3fff700 (LWP 24037)]
openGL version 3.1 detected (GL3 Cogl Driver)

(cinnamon:24015): St-WARNING **: Failed to allocate offscreen for texture (sized 22)
[New Thread 0x7fffa31ff700 (LWP 24039)]

Thread 1 "cinnamon" received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x00007fffe3a0b92b in ?? () from /usr/lib/nvidia-384/
(gdb) quit
A debugging session is active.

	Inferior 1 [process 24015] will be killed.

Quit anyway? (y or n) y

I have reported this to the cinnamon team and was told it’s a problem with the driver.

More than happy to provide any additional info needed to fix this.
nvidia-bug-report.log.gz (244 KB)