Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 459602
Lowering resolution kills X
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:26:25 EDT
Description of problem:
Lowering the screen resolution via gnome-display-properties from my Thinkpad T60's native 1680x1050 kills X and drops back to a gdm login.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always (at least on my hardware)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open gnome-display-properties
2. Select new resolution
3. Click Apply
X server dies as if ctrl+alt+backspace were hit
Admittedly this is using an unusual resolution. Haven't tested on other hardware.
That's a bug in X, it shouldn't crash when selecting another resolution. Reassigning to xorg-x11 so they can ask you for whatever's needed to solve this problem.
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