Bug 155111 - Login screen displaced after logout from session with non default resolution
Login screen displaced after logout from session with non default resolution
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2005-04-16 10:06 EDT by Raul Suarez
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: FC6
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Last Closed: 2006-11-04 09:06:28 EST
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Description Raul Suarez 2005-04-16 10:06:05 EDT
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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):
gdm-2.6.0.5-6 

How reproducible:
Always

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 
displaced anymore.

Expected Results:  The login screen shouldn't have displaced.

Additional info:

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 
86 Hz.

Here is my monitor and video driver info from xorg.conf:
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Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "SyncMaster"
	DisplaySize  350	260
	HorizSync    30.0 - 96.0
	VertRefresh  50.0 - 160.0
	Option	    "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
	Identifier  "Videocard0"
	Driver      "i810"
	VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
	BoardName   "Intel 845"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Videocard0"
	Monitor    "Monitor0"
	DefaultDepth     24
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     16
		Modes    "800x600" "640x480"
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     24
		Modes    "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" 
"800x600" "640x480"
	EndSubSection
EndSection
=========

Here is my screen gconf.xml:

<gconf>
<entry name="rate" mtime="1113657764" type="int" value="86"></entry>
<entry name="resolution" mtime="1113657764" type="string">
<stringvalue>1280x1024</stringvalue>
</entry>
</gconf>
Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 16:30:09 EDT
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
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.

Thank you!
Comment 2 Raul Suarez 2006-11-04 09:06:28 EST
I tested in FC6 final release and the behaviour has been fixed.

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