Bug 454326 - Traceback on dual head configuration for i915
Traceback on dual head configuration for i915
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-display (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-07 14:13 EDT by oliver
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:45 EDT (History)
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Description oliver 2008-07-07 14:13:52 EDT
Description of problem:
Dual head on i915 graphics (Dell XPS M1330 notebook, driver "intel") works
during bootup and on login screen, but stops working after logging in.  Calling
system-config-display from terminal results in traceback (see below).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Note sure which package the intel driver is in, but working on a fully uptodate
F9 as of today

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start system-config-display
2. Click "Dual-Head"
3. Check box "Use Dual Head", click "OK"
Actual results:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/system-config-display/xConfigDialog.py", line 152, in ok
    second_monitor = self.xconfig.monitor[1]
IndexError: index out-of-bounds

Expected results:
Working Dual-head configuration

Additional info:
Configuration kind of works (with some resolution setting problems, but well
enough that external projector can be used) on Ubuntu 7.10 which came installed
on the laptop.
Comment 1 Dr. Peter Boy 2008-08-03 05:36:43 EDT
Same (or similar) problem here with an ATI dual DVI  RV350 AP [Radeon 9600] using the free radeon driver. Calling system-config-display from terminal results in a traceback: 

  File "/usr/share/system-config-display/xConfigDialog.py", line 201, in ok
    if card.getDescription() == self.secondVideocardOptionMenu.get_menu().get_active().get_data("NAME"):
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_data'

It occurs when clicking on OK on the two screen tab after having modified the destop setting to "desktop using both displays" (re-translating the german message)

Same is true with the other option "individuell desktops".

system-config-display is
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