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|Summary:||xrandr: should report errors|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Bill Nottingham <notting>|
|Component:||xorg-x11-server-utils||Assignee:||Adam Jackson <ajax>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:|
|Version:||7||CC:||rvokal, triage, xgl-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2008-06-16 21:33:47 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Bill Nottingham 2007-06-12 14:00:58 EDT
Description of problem: [notting@nostromo: ~]$ xrandr --output vga --mode 1024x768 [notting@nostromo: ~]$ echo $? 0 Hm, why isn't it working? What is it doing? [notting@nostromo: ~]$ xrandr --output vga --mode 2145124214x142321 [notting@nostromo: ~]$ echo $? 0 [notting@nostromo: ~]$ xrandr --output VGA --mode 2145124214x142321 xrandr: cannot find mode 2145124214x142321 Oh, *that* was the problem. Some errors on bogus commandline args might be nice. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): xorg-x11-server-utils-7.2-1.fc7
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2007-06-27 10:57:53 EDT
7.2-2 might be slightly better? I'll check though.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2007-06-27 11:08:12 EDT
7.2-2? Where is that?
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2007-06-27 11:09:02 EDT
Never mind. I'm blind.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2007-06-27 11:13:29 EDT
Still happily accepts bogus outputs: [notting@nostromo: /tmp]$ xrandr --output foo --mode 1024x768 [notting@nostromo: /tmp]$ echo $? 0 Also, it doesn't deal with user stupidity, as something like: $ xrandr --output VGA --mode 1280x1024 -r 60 --off turns on the display. But yeah, 'don't do that.'
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:02:17 EDT
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:33:45 EDT
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.