Bug 454847 - Desktop-in-desktop Effect
Desktop-in-desktop Effect
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Airlie
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-10 02:29 EDT by Johann Amin
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:32 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:32:19 EDT
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xorg.conf (906 bytes, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:23 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.0.log (39.40 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:24 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.0.log.old (38.51 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:25 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.1.log (37.07 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:25 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.1.log.old (37.31 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:26 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.2.log (37.07 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:26 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.2.log.old (37.31 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:33 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.3.log (37.07 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:34 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.3.log.old (38.41 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:34 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.4.log (37.07 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:35 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.4.log.old (37.25 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:35 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.5.log (37.07 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:37 EDT, Johann Amin
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Xorg.5.log.old (37.31 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-15 21:38 EDT, Johann Amin
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Description Johann Amin 2008-07-10 02:29:23 EDT
Description of problem:
I just did an update of all available packages. Rebooting my computer after the
updated shows me a "desktop-in-desktop" effect. This seems like a relapse of bug
427332 that I filed back in January. Checking in /var/log/messages shows the
xorg packages below being updated.

yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-drv-evdev.i386 2.0.1-1.fc9
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-drv-glint.i386 1.2.1-1.fc9
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-drv-i810.i386 2.3.2-2.fc9
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-drv-mga.i386 1.4.9-1.fc9
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-drv-nv.i386 2.1.10-1.fc9
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-drv-vesa.i386 2.0.0-1.fc9
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-server-common.i386
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-server-Xorg.i386
yum(yumex): Updated: xorg-x11-utils.i386 7.4-1.fc9

Since I'm using a Radeon card, the only components that would cause me any
problems would be xorg-x11-server-Xorg or xorg-x11-server-common. Everything was
fine before the update.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. The moment you get into X you can see the problem.

Actual results:
1024x768 maximum resolution selectable. Manual editing of xorg.conf file results
in a "desktop-in-desktop" effect where a 1024x768 "desktop" exists inside a
1440x900 desktop.

Expected results:
system-config-display should give me the option of selecting 1440x900. Desktop
should display at 1440x900 without the additional "virtual desktop" in it.

Additional info:
All the while I have been using the fix given back in bug 427332 of using Option
"PanelSize" "1440x900" in my xorg.conf file. Without this option X would only be
able to display in 800x600 max.
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-07-15 12:41:09 EDT
Still, could you 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.
Comment 2 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:23:30 EDT
Created attachment 311903 [details]
Comment 3 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:24:43 EDT
Created attachment 311904 [details]
Comment 4 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:25:15 EDT
Created attachment 311905 [details]
Comment 5 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:25:42 EDT
Created attachment 311906 [details]
Comment 6 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:26:05 EDT
Created attachment 311907 [details]
Comment 7 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:26:26 EDT
Created attachment 311908 [details]
Comment 8 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:33:48 EDT
Created attachment 311909 [details]
Comment 9 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:34:10 EDT
Created attachment 311910 [details]
Comment 10 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:34:47 EDT
Created attachment 311911 [details]
Comment 11 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:35:09 EDT
Created attachment 311912 [details]
Comment 12 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:35:32 EDT
Created attachment 311913 [details]
Comment 13 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:37:42 EDT
Created attachment 311914 [details]
Comment 14 Johann Amin 2008-07-15 21:38:02 EDT
Created attachment 311915 [details]
Comment 15 Samuel Sieb 2008-12-23 00:33:42 EST
duplicate or related to bug 436243?
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Comment 17 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:32:19 EDT
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