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Bug 248885 - server crashes at startup when Xinerama enabled
server crashes at startup when Xinerama enabled
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-19 09:47 EDT by David Juran
Modified: 2008-06-16 21:55 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-06-16 21:55:03 EDT
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Xorg.log (36.37 KB, text/plain)
2007-07-19 09:48 EDT, David Juran
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xorg.conf (1.44 KB, text/plain)
2007-07-19 09:53 EDT, David Juran
no flags Details
Xorg.0.log (37.14 KB, text/plain)
2007-08-15 14:48 EDT, David Juran
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Description David Juran 2007-07-19 09:47:11 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686 (x86_64); en-US; rv: Gecko/20070718 Fedora/ Firefox/

Description of problem:
When I tried to enable Xinerama on my laptop (that for the moment only has it's internal screen) the X-server crashed at startup producing the following back trace:

0: /usr/bin/Xorg(xf86SigHandler+0x6d) [0x48b99d]
1: /lib64/libc.so.6 [0x3971030630]
2: /usr/bin/Xorg(RRCrtcSetRotations+0) [0x51ec20]
3: /usr/bin/Xorg(xf86RandR12SetRotations+0x74) [0x4b3d44]
4: /usr/bin/Xorg(xf86CrtcScreenInit+0xa3) [0x4af173]
5: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers//intel_drv.so [0x2aaaabe5e25d]
6: /usr/bin/Xorg(AddScreen+0x222) [0x433e12]
7: /usr/bin/Xorg(InitOutput+0x269) [0x463289]
8: /usr/bin/Xorg(main+0x275) [0x434625]
9: /lib64/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xf4) [0x397101dab4]
10: /usr/bin/Xorg(FontFileCompleteXLFD+0x229) [0x433ad9]

I use the intel driver from xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.0.0-4.fc7, attached is my xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. enable Xinerama
2. init 5

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Additional info:
Comment 1 David Juran 2007-07-19 09:48:06 EDT
Created attachment 159584 [details]
Comment 2 David Juran 2007-07-19 09:53:33 EDT
Created attachment 159585 [details]
Comment 3 Adam Jackson 2007-07-24 09:52:54 EDT
xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.1.0-1.fc7 is in updates-testing.  Does it work better?
Comment 4 David Juran 2007-08-15 14:47:24 EDT
Hello Adam, sorry for the long delay, just came back from vacation... Anyway,
xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.1.0-1.fc7 did _not_ help )-:
Attaching Xorg log file
Comment 5 David Juran 2007-08-15 14:48:33 EDT
Created attachment 161392 [details]
Comment 6 Dave Airlie 2007-08-15 18:24:45 EDT
why do you want to use Xinerama btw? is randr-1.2 not good enough, I would've
thought on a laptop having dynamic addition of the second head would be more
Comment 7 David Juran 2007-08-16 10:46:27 EDT
Oh I was under the impression the Xinerama extension would help e.g. OO.O figure
out that it actually had two screens available and when showing something in
full-screen, only go to full screen on one of the screens, i.e. the projector.
This impression might of course be wrong, but the X server still shouldn't dump
core if Xinerama is enabled...
Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:36:05 EDT
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Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:55:01 EDT
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