Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 155111
Login screen displaced after logout from session with non default resolution
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:04 EST
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Description of problem:
After loging out from a session, the login screen (greeter screen) gets
displaced as I move the mouse around. After moving the mouse to all corners the
screen centers again and it does not displaced anymore.
This happens consistently regardless of using KDE or GNOME sessions and
regardless of having a graphical or standard greeter.
I haven't tried all the variations so I will only refer to my settings to
simplify the explanation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set the global display settings to resolution 1600 x1200 millions of colors
2. On a KDE session: Configure the desktop with the following display settings:
Screen size 1280x1024, Refresh rate 86 Hz
3. Login to the session.
4. Logout from the session
5. Move the mouse around
Actual Results: The login screen (greeter screen) gets displaced as I move the mouse around.
After moving the mouse to all corners the screen centers again and it does not
Expected Results: The login screen shouldn't have displaced.
When configuring the desktop, if I select a Screen size of 1600x1200 the refresh
rate is set to 76 Hz. for a Screen size of 1280x1024 the refresh rate is set to
Here is my monitor and video driver info from xorg.conf:
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
DisplaySize 350 260
HorizSync 30.0 - 96.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "Intel 845"
Viewport 0 0
Modes "800x600" "640x480"
Viewport 0 0
Modes "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768"
Here is my screen gconf.xml:
<entry name="rate" mtime="1113657764" type="int" value="86"></entry>
<entry name="resolution" mtime="1113657764" type="string">
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
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reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.
I tested in FC6 final release and the behaviour has been fixed.