Bug 249790 - Compiz crashes on resolution change
Summary: Compiz crashes on resolution change
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Kristian Høgsberg
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-07-27 00:51 UTC by Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk
Modified: 2018-04-11 15:06 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 01:58:52 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Xorg log file (102.66 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-15 20:02 UTC, Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk
no flags Details
xorg.conf (1.17 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-04-15 20:02 UTC, Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk
no flags Details

Description Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2007-07-27 00:51:35 UTC
Description of problem:
I am running a brand new Dell latitude laptop/core2duo with an intel 345
graphics controller. I i try to change the resolution when running compiz trough
the gnome menu, i get a black screen with only the mouse moving and/or xorg
crash, if i use xrandr, gnome panels are adapted to smaller resolutions, but the
screen at large is the same - i can place, see, and use windows beneath panels...

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Enable desktop effects
2.Change the resolution (say, you want to use a projector that has XGA but not
SXGA like the laptop display)
Actual results:
Weird behaviour

Expected results:

Additional info:
I'm not totally shure - i just can't nail whats going on. Can't you try to
reproduce this yourself?

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2007-11-30 16:29:37 UTC
Thanks for the bug report.  We have reviewed the information you have provided
above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful
in our diagnosis of this issue.

Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.

Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.

Thanks in advance.

Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2008-01-17 14:01:07 UTC
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in
one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.

Comment 3 Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2008-02-11 18:51:52 UTC
Hmm. If still interesting, I shall attach those data. However, I just noticed
that  if I changed the resolution via said gnome config tool, nothing at all
happened (it just asked me to confirm that the display was still viewable). This
was after having suspended two times.

Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2008-04-10 09:45:42 UTC
Could we get these data, please?

Comment 5 Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2008-04-10 21:55:56 UTC
I will collect and admit the data, but i really really do not have time untill
next week, bogged down in exams i am.

Comment 6 Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2008-04-15 19:58:24 UTC
Activating compiz, logged in-out. Switched resolution from Gnome menu. Black
screen, only mouse-pointer (it changed when i moved it around the screen from
pointer to text-marker). Wait 15 (?) secounds, resolution switches back by
itself. Still black. Mouse pointer dissapears when i hit alt-tab. Nothing
happens on desktop switch. VT switch successfull, but I only get back the black
screen. Attaching Xorg.0.log and xorg.conf.

Comment 7 Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2008-04-15 20:02:19 UTC
Created attachment 302515 [details]
Xorg log file

Comment 8 Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2008-04-15 20:02:43 UTC
Created attachment 302516 [details]

Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 13:41:51 UTC
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Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 01:58:50 UTC
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. 
Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not 
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