Bug 447196 - Selecting and dragging text crashes windows manager
Summary: Selecting and dragging text crashes windows manager
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz
Version: 9
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kristian Høgsberg
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-05-18 18:52 UTC by Joel Eidsath
Modified: 2018-04-11 08:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-07-14 18:09:12 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Xorg log from crash _with_ Xorg.conf (22.30 KB, text/plain)
2008-05-29 13:27 UTC, Joel Eidsath
no flags Details
Xorg.conf (593 bytes, text/plain)
2008-05-29 13:28 UTC, Joel Eidsath
no flags Details
Xorg log from crash with autogenerated xorg.conf (25.74 KB, text/plain)
2008-05-29 13:32 UTC, Joel Eidsath
no flags Details

Description Joel Eidsath 2008-05-18 18:52:38 UTC
Description of problem:

When "Enable Desktop Effects" has been turned on, my session will crash back to
the login screen when I highligh text in Firefox and attempt to drag it. This
does not happen with "Enable Desktop Effects" disabled. 

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable Desktop Effects in System->Preferences->Look and Feel->Desktop Effects
2. Open Firefox, go to a webpage and select text.
3. Attempt to drag the highlighted text to another part of the screen.
Actual results:
Crash to login screen.

Expected results:
No crash.

Additional info:
I'm using an Intel 965GM video card in a Thinkpad x61 laptop. I've only
attempted to reproduce the problem in Gnome.

This does not appear to be the same issue as Bug 441589, as all desktop effects
seem to work except for text dragging. I wasn't able to get any useful
information out of /var/log/messages or /var/log/Xorg.0.log

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-05-29 12:05:16 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 Joel Eidsath 2008-05-29 13:27:22 UTC
Created attachment 307049 [details]
Xorg log from crash _with_ Xorg.conf

Comment 3 Joel Eidsath 2008-05-29 13:28:34 UTC
Created attachment 307050 [details]

Comment 4 Joel Eidsath 2008-05-29 13:32:02 UTC
Created attachment 307051 [details]
Xorg log from crash with autogenerated xorg.conf

Comment 5 Joel Eidsath 2008-05-29 13:39:18 UTC
This may or may not deserve an extra ticket. When running without an xorg.conf,
I couldn't use ctrl-alt-F1 to switch away from the login screen. It froze the
system and I had to reboot.

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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 18:09:12 UTC
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