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Bug 450230 - xscreensaver-gl-extras: carousel freezes display
Summary: xscreensaver-gl-extras: carousel freezes display
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xscreensaver
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mamoru TASAKA
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-06 00:58 UTC by Vince Schiavoni
Modified: 2009-07-14 16:03 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-07-14 16:03:36 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Copy of file ~/.xscreensaver, as requested. (11.55 KB, text/plain)
2008-06-06 05:24 UTC, Vince Schiavoni
no flags Details

Description Vince Schiavoni 2008-06-06 00:58:45 UTC
Description of problem:
When using xscreensaver-demo to set up xscreensaver, choosing "carousel" 
results in frozen GUI.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F8 or F9
2. Install xscreensaver-gl-extras
3. Start xscreensaver-demo, and select "carousel"
4. Observe nothing move, GUI is totally locked up/frozen.

Actual results:
Unusable GUI, must be recovered from outside of X-session.

Expected results:
Useful GUI with working xscreensaver. Carousel a bonus.

Additional info:
On request.

Comment 1 Mamoru TASAKA 2008-06-06 02:26:14 UTC
Well, I am not sure if this is xscreensaver or X bug, however
anyway would you do the following?
- attach ~/.xscreensaver (please attach, don't write directly)
- show the result of 'rpm -qa | grep screensaver'

Comment 2 Vince Schiavoni 2008-06-06 05:24:10 UTC
Created attachment 308506 [details]
Copy of file ~/.xscreensaver, as requested.

Output of 'rpm -qa|grep -i screensaver|sort':

Thanx and Regards,

Comment 3 Mamoru TASAKA 2008-06-06 06:42:02 UTC
Umm.. Even with your .xscreensaver I cannot reproduce the problem.

Can you save the files /etc/X11/xorg.conf and /var/log/Xorg.0.log
when the bug is reproduced and attach here?

Comment 4 Vince Schiavoni 2008-06-08 07:12:35 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> Umm.. Even with your .xscreensaver I cannot reproduce the problem.
> Can you save the files /etc/X11/xorg.conf and /var/log/Xorg.0.log
> when the bug is reproduced and attach here?

As you might imagine, I'm somewhat reluctant to deliberately reproduce these 
crashes - these are not new machines. But if I can work up the nerve, and get 
an opportunity do so, I'll pull the trigger, and send along the remains.

Thanx and Regards,

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 01:25:55 UTC
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 16:03:36 UTC
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