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Bug 160307 - Garbage on the X-Display after logging out from GNOME
Garbage on the X-Display after logging out from GNOME
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 161242
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
David Lawrence
Depends On: libvgahw
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Reported: 2005-06-14 06:52 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-23 14:10:49 EDT
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Description Joachim Backes 2005-06-14 06:52:48 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050524 Fedora/1.0.4-4 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
After upgrading from FC3 to FC4 having problems with X11: when leaving
a GNOME session with Gnome Menue->logout, then the display hardware is not
reset correctly: there remains a ugly pattern with red vertical stripes
on my LCD display so nothing more is readable.

Additionally, switching from the X Desktop to consoles with Ctl+Alt+F...
shows the same colored console windows (not black ones). 

My display: Nokia 800 Xa
My graphics card: Matrox G400 with 32 MB memory

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 4

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Upgrade from FC3 to FC3, start and leave X11

Actual Results:  Strange display contents

Expected Results:  a clean console (black).

Additional info:
Comment 1 Joachim Backes 2005-06-15 01:29:21 EDT

the problem was solved when using the X11 module /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a
from FC3 (1 reboot needed).
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2005-06-21 13:58:06 EDT
This seems to be a dupe of bug #153729 which seems to be caused by a
regression in libvgahw being tracked in bug #161242.  You might want to
CC yourself on these bugs also.

Please have a look at them, and their various dupes, etc. to see if you
believe it to be the same issue.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2005-06-23 14:10:49 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 161242 ***

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