Bug 469504 - Switching from GUI to Console and back causes vertical lines in GUI display
Summary: Switching from GUI to Console and back causes vertical lines in GUI display
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-openchrome
Version: 10
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Xavier Bachelot
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 485069 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-11-01 16:58 UTC by Gustav
Modified: 2018-04-11 07:06 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 0.2.903-5.fc10
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-03-09 23:05:41 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
xorg.conf as requested (808 bytes, text/plain)
2008-11-04 00:34 UTC, Gustav
no flags Details
Xorg.0.log as requested (66.83 KB, text/plain)
2008-11-04 00:37 UTC, Gustav
no flags Details
Xorg.0.log after running without xorg.conf (39.77 KB, text/plain)
2008-11-04 01:42 UTC, Gustav
no flags Details

Description Gustav 2008-11-01 16:58:20 UTC
Description of problem:  If I switch from a GUI to a console using ctrl-alt-fx (where x = 2 thru 6), when I switch back to the GUI using ctrl-alt-f1 the GUI appears with vertical lines spaced equally across the display.  Restarting the X server by logging out (if I was logged in) or executing ctrl-alt-bksp resolves the issue.

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


How reproducible: Every time!

Steps to Reproduce:
1.From GUI logon screen execute ctrl-alt-f2
2.From resulting console execute ctrl-atl-f1 - yields vertical lines in display
3.From GUI logon with vertical lines execute ctrl-alt-bksp - results in clear display
Actual results: vertical lines in GUI

Expected results: normal GUI

Additional info: Via CX700M2 chipset

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-11-03 16:19:57 UTC
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.

Comment 2 Gustav 2008-11-04 00:34:57 UTC
Created attachment 322379 [details]
xorg.conf as requested

Comment 3 Gustav 2008-11-04 00:37:58 UTC
Created attachment 322380 [details]
Xorg.0.log as requested

There is also an Xorg.0.log.old file in the /var/log/ directory.  Let me know if you would like that as well.

Comment 4 Gustav 2008-11-04 01:42:47 UTC
Created attachment 322385 [details]
Xorg.0.log after running without xorg.conf

booted to F10 Live, mounted partition and renamed /etc/X11/xorg.conf to ~.old
booted to HD - resolution reset to 800x600
             - switching to console and back again resulted in vertical lines
reset display to 1280 x 1024 using system-config-display
Xorg.0.log uploaded as requested

Comment 5 Jonathan Kamens 2008-11-13 13:29:29 UTC
I see this as well.  What's more, if I then switch to another VT a second time and switch back, the X server doesn't come back at all, and I have to reboot my machine.

Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 04:36:48 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 7 Xavier Bachelot 2009-01-05 23:27:09 UTC
upstream bug : http://www.openchrome.org/trac/ticket/260

Comment 8 Xavier Bachelot 2009-02-11 14:24:56 UTC
*** Bug 485069 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2009-02-24 20:54:29 UTC
xorg-x11-drv-openchrome-0.2.903-5.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update xorg-x11-drv-openchrome'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F10/FEDORA-2009-2009

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2009-03-09 23:05:19 UTC
xorg-x11-drv-openchrome-0.2.903-5.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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