Xorg server crashes after updating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6

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Issue

  • After updating the RHEL 7.5 systems to RHEL 7.6, Xorg is crashing. We are getting the following backtraces.
[ 71172.931] (EE) 
[ 71172.931] (EE) Backtrace:
[ 71172.931] (EE) 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x55) [0x555555705185]
[ 71172.931] (EE) 1: /usr/bin/X (0x555555554000+0x1b4e09) [0x555555708e09]
[ 71172.931] (EE) 2: /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x7ffff56ae000+0xf5d0) [0x7ffff56bd5d0]
[ 71172.931] (EE) 3: /usr/bin/X (RROutputIsLeased+0x9e) [0x55555566ccfe]
[ 71172.931] (EE) 4: /usr/bin/X (xf86DPMSSet+0x10d) [0x55555561e74d]
[ 71172.931] (EE) 5: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/vmware_drv.so (0x7ffff18a5000+0x10ab7) [0x7ffff18b5ab7]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 6: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/vmware_drv.so (0x7ffff18a5000+0xe5b3) [0x7ffff18b35b3]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 7: /usr/bin/X (0x555555554000+0xc88dc) [0x55555561c8dc]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 8: /usr/bin/X (0x555555554000+0xe7bf8) [0x55555563bbf8]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 9: /usr/bin/X (0x555555554000+0x132d53) [0x555555686d53]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 10: /usr/bin/X (0x555555554000+0x604c4) [0x5555555b44c4]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 11: /lib64/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xf5) [0x7ffff53033d5]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 12: /usr/bin/X (0x555555554000+0x4a4ce) [0x55555559e4ce]
[ 71172.932] (EE) 
[ 71172.932] (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0xb0
[ 71172.932] (EE) 
Fatal server error:
[ 71172.932] (EE) Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
[ 71172.932] (EE) 
[ 71172.932] (EE) 

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6
  • xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.20.1-5.1.el7.x86_64
  • xorg-x11-drv-vmware-13.2.1-1.el7.1.x86_64

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