Bug 1265422 - [gdm] black screen requiring hard reset after logging out from GNOME session
[gdm] black screen requiring hard reset after logging out from GNOME session
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-09-22 17:51 EDT by Joachim Frieben
Modified: 2016-03-05 17:10 EST (History)
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Description Joachim Frieben 2015-09-22 17:51:03 EDT
Description of problem:
After logging out from a GNOME session, the screen remains black, and the system requires a hard reset to recover.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log out from a GNOME session.

Actual results:
Screen turns black and remains like this.

Expected results:
Graphical login appears.

Additional info:
- recent issue possibly related to Xorg upgrade to ABI version 1.18.
- switching to a virtual console by typing ctrl-alt-f2 or similar followed by ctrl-alt-del has no effect; therefore, the system needs to be powered off by pressing the power button.
- after logging out from a GNOME Wayland session, in addition, the screen is powered off.
Comment 1 Joachim Frieben 2015-09-22 17:53:51 EDT
The video chip is an AMD RV620, and the corresponding driver package is xorg-x11-drv-ati-7.6.0-0.1.20150709git95f5d09.fc23
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2015-09-23 14:55:22 EDT
this is a mutter bug that's fixed in 3.18.0
Comment 3 Joachim Frieben 2015-10-09 08:47:38 EDT
Issue still present when running Fedora 23 in a virtual machine with gnome-boxes, even for final GNOME 3.18 including mutter-3.18.0-1.fc23.

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