Description of problem:
While running Xorg, if a new instance of X is started using X :1 or X :1 -query
<IP> the second instance works fine but when one switch back to the original
instance using CTRL + ALT + F7, the screen either goes blank or its garbled. The
system is responsive and doesn't hang. Attempting to get a shell in the other
VTs is not possible as CTRL + ALT + F1 .. F6 lead to empty / garbled screens.
Pressing the poweroff button and allowing the machine to switch itself off and
restarting it is the only option
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not sure which component is the culprit.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot F9
2. Login to GNOME
3. Open a console
4. run X :1 -query <another machine's IP>
5. Try switching back using CTRL + ALT + F7
Display is garbled / non existent.
The display should continue working normally i.e. the two sessions on VT7 and
VT9 should continue executing parallely.
1. SELinux is disabled completely.
2. Machine is a Dell 510m laptop.
3. Earlier versions of Fedora didn't exhibit this behavior.
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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.
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this is the original Xorg.0.log file ( BEFORE I ran Xorg without a .conf file )
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This is the Xorg.0.log file that was generated AFTER I removed the xorg.conf file
I've added attachments for whatever you had asked for.
Maybe related to bug 238974?
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