Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 122857
XScreensaver crashes X (completely frozen)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:42 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)
Description of problem:
Having installed Fedora 2 Test3 with the default settings for my
graphics card (Intel 830) - the same settings that worked fine with
FC1 - I ran the screensaver component from prefrences and when I
clicked on anything beginning with GL, X freezes completely. These
screensavers worked fine when I was using FC1
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open screensaver from prefs menu
2.Click on anything GL (eg - GLMatrix)
Actual Results: The screen freezes, the preview window of the
screensaver stays blank and both mouse and keyboard remain locked up.
I have to reset my laptop every time.
Expected Results: The preview window should show a miniturised
version of the screensaver running
My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite 1100 with Intel 830 32MB(shared) and
512 of Memory.
This sounds like a kernel issue that was fixed in 2.6.5-1.350.
Yes, indeed, this is now fixed in rawhide.