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|Summary:||X Test Day: Video breaks when secondary monitor is connected|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Jaroslav Škarvada <jskarvad>|
|Component:||xorg-x11-drv-nouveau||Assignee:||Ben Skeggs <bskeggs>|
|Status:||CLOSED EOL||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||19||CC:||airlied, ajax, awilliam, bskeggs, ddumas, jreznik, jskarvad, robatino, tflink|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2015-02-17 09:28:44 EST||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Jaroslav Škarvada 2012-09-27 10:10:22 EDT
Description of problem: When secondary monitor (Samsung SyncMaster 2243 through VGA cable) is connected to Dell Latitute D620 laptop, the video breaks - it starts showing artifacts / garbled output, and the desktop become unusable. The problem persist even after disconnection of the external monitor, X restart is needed. I encounter this problem during X Test Week (nouveau). Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): xorg-x11-drv-nouveau-1.0.1-6.fc18 How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Start gnome-shell 2. Connect external monitor Actual results: Video breaks. Expected results: Video works normally. Additional info: Quadro NVS 110M video card, smolt profile for the machine: http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_c7d88856-a286-4c4d-a41f-22c5971e6105
Comment 1 Jaroslav Škarvada 2012-09-27 10:20:51 EDT
It works correctly if X is restarted with monitor connected
Comment 2 Jaroslav Škarvada 2012-09-27 10:23:51 EDT
(In reply to comment #1) > It works correctly if X is restarted with monitor connected yup, it doesn't. It seems to be OK on the first look, but the video break on firefox maximization.
Comment 5 Tim Flink 2012-11-30 15:43:03 EST
Unless I'm missing something, I don't see how this qualifies as a blocker for F18. It sounds like the laptop's display functions correctly when used by itself but issues appear if a secondary monitor is connected. If I'm missing something here, please list the F18 release criterion (alpha, beta or final) that this bug violates or at least a justification why this bug should block the release of F18. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Alpha_Release_Criteria http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Beta_Release_Criteria http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Final_Release_Criteria -1 blocker
Comment 6 Adam Williamson 2012-12-01 03:31:35 EST
agreed with tflink, single system bugs are rarely blockers, and *certainly* multi-head only single-system bugs aren't.
Comment 7 Jaroslav Reznik 2012-12-03 05:34:06 EST
Agreed, it's definitely bug but related to custom combination of HW, system boots, desktop is usable on the primary head. And restarting X fixes the issue partially. -1 blocker
Comment 8 Kevin Fenzi 2012-12-04 18:48:04 EST
Comment 9 Robyn Bergeron 2012-12-05 01:03:16 EST
-1 blocker, jreznik's comment is spot on.
Comment 10 Tim Flink 2012-12-05 10:18:42 EST
I count -5 blocker. Moving to rejected
Comment 11 Martin 2013-06-11 12:12:17 EDT
Jaro, are you able to reproduce it on latest Fedora 18 or 19?
Comment 12 Jaroslav Škarvada 2013-06-21 05:26:40 EDT
I think the problem is related to the bug 924385. The effect is nearly the same, but triggered by connection of secondary monitor. It seems to be reproducible only in the gnome-shell. It works correctly in Xfce.
Comment 13 Fedora End Of Life 2015-01-09 12:23:25 EST
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Comment 14 Fedora End Of Life 2015-02-17 09:28:44 EST
Fedora 19 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2015-01-06. Fedora 19 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. If you are unable to reopen this bug, please file a new report against the current release. If you experience problems, please add a comment to this bug. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.