Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445039
intel 945GM crash: X, another X, VT switch back to first
Last modified: 2018-04-11 09:47:31 EDT
1. Login to GNOME desktop as a user.
2. User Switch so you see a gdm login screen.
3. CTRL-ALT-Fx switch back to your original VT.
Screen goes corrupted as X crashed. I was able to force a clean shutdown by
hitting the power button. Attached are Xorg.0.log*
Created attachment 304425 [details]
Appears to be Xorg log from the first X
Created attachment 304426 [details]
Appears to be Xorg log from the second X
Not sure whom to blame, but let's keep all these bugs in one place.
Huh? Isn't this clearly an X bug?
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Reassigning to xgl-maint because this seems to be X, not gdm's fault.
This is a very well known bug in the intel driver (note, 2.2.1 is old...)
Most distros have issued a fixed package in the past for 2.2.1, and upstream has
fixed this in the new stable line which I believe is 2.3.x -- Time to catch up,
intel video cards are not that rare in laptops these days, and fedora9 is a
frequent crasher on these. Logging out of X (even when shutting down) often
triggers this ugly, old and long fixed everywhere else bug.
Sorry for not being more precise, but why bother, every other distro's bugzilla
has tens of duplicate of this, except that they're now all marked as FIXED.
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