Bug 1585230 - mutter overrides xorg.conf
Summary: mutter overrides xorg.conf
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mutter
Version: 7.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Florian Müllner
QA Contact: Desktop QE
Depends On:
Blocks: 1594392 1621998 1621999 1622000
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-06-01 15:10 UTC by Joe Wright
Modified: 2018-10-30 10:29 UTC (History)
12 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Previously, the mutter configuration overrode the monitor layouts defined by the xorg.conf file. This update fixes an error in the mutter compositor, and the correct monitor layout is now used.
Clone Of:
: 1594392 1621998 1621999 1622000 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2018-10-30 10:28:16 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Knowledge Base (Solution) 3466641 0 None None None 2018-06-01 15:45:46 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3140 0 None None None 2018-10-30 10:29:55 UTC

Internal Links: 1585233 1585236

Description Joe Wright 2018-06-01 15:10:27 UTC
Description of problem:
- mutter overrides xorg.conf regardless of the configuration

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
- mutter-3.26.2-13.el7.x86_64

How reproducible:
- 100%, also reproduceable on Fedora 27 and 28

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure xorg.conf (most common use case is via Nvidia proprietary module)
2. restart the GUI
3. Observe that xorg.conf settings are overridden

Actual results:
- mutter overrides xorg.conf

Expected results:
- xorg.conf configuration used when available

Additional info:
- does not occur in RHEL 7.4
- occurs in Fedora 27 & 28

Comment 4 Derek Schrock 2018-06-01 21:52:26 UTC
Duplicate of bug 1581806

Comment 26 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 10:28:16 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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