Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 138292
Screen freeze when selecting "Decay Screen" screensaver
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:53 EST
Description of problem:
In non-root user setting, when the screensaver "Decay Screen" is
selected in the screensaver preference menu, screen abruptly changes
into multi-colored horizontal and freezes. Must manually turn-off
machine to reboot the system.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xsreensaver 4.14-5 25-Oct-2003 (unsure of Decay Sreen version)
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open Preferences in Red Hat menu (non-root user)
3.Select Decay Screen
See above description
To select Decay Screen as a screensaver option
Hi Mr. Anderson,
Does this still happen with FC3?
This sounds like a problem with the X Server. I'm going to reassign
the component to the X maintainers.
I haven't used FC3 in depth yet, still working on FC2. I suspected
that maybe X Server had something to with it. Thanks for feedback.
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major
updates to the X Window System, which may resolve this issue. Users
who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the
latest version of Fedora Core 3, which can be obtained from:
If this issue turns out to still be reproduceable in the latest
version of Fedora Core, please file a bug report in the X.Org
bugzilla located at http://bugs.freedesktop.org in the "xorg"
Once you've filed your bug report to X.Org, if you paste the new
bug URL here, Red Hat will continue to track the issue in the
centralized X.Org bug tracker, and will review any bug fixes that
become available for consideration in future updates.