Note: Compiz was working on this hardware in Fedora 8.
Enabling "Desktop Effects" resets the display without any window decorations. If
I have an available terminal window, "ps" shows that metacity is not running any
more. "Use previous settings" restores non-accelerated display, and metacity is
.xsession-errors shows the following message, which appears in the attached strace:
7575 write(2, "gtk-window-decorator: Screen 0 on display \":0.0\" already has a
decoration manager; try using the --replace option to replace the current
decoration manager.\n", 157) = 157
Note that ps showed that metacity wasn't running any more, after attempting to
Attaching strace of what desktop-effects was doing.
Created attachment 306592 [details]
strace of desktop-effects failure
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.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 308172 [details]
Created attachment 308173 [details]
Config files uploaded. Note: compiz worked on this hardware in F8.
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