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Bug 477250 - Gnome Panel distorts on lenovo x200 when screen resolution is changed.
Gnome Panel distorts on lenovo x200 when screen resolution is changed.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-19 16:01 EST by Kashyap Chamarthy
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:20 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:20:34 EST
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/var/log/Xorg.0.log file (217.39 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-12-19 16:04 EST, Kashyap Chamarthy
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The Gnome-terminal distortion screehshot (1.08 MB, image/png)
2008-12-19 16:10 EST, Kashyap Chamarthy
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Screenshot showing the distortion (1018.01 KB, image/png)
2009-03-17 17:01 EDT, Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk
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Description Kashyap Chamarthy 2008-12-19 16:01:41 EST
Description of problem:

Gnome panel distorts on lenovo x200 (12 "), once the screen resolution is changed from 1024x768 to 1280x800

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install Fedora 10
2.Login as any user on Fedora 10
3.Change the default screen resolution(1024x768) to 1280x800 and save it.
4.Now, again change the resolution from 1280x800 to 1024x768.

Actual results:

The Gnome Panel distorts.(Please notice the attached screen shot and also /var/log/Xorg.0.log file)

Expected results:
The Gnome Panel should also gracefully revert to the 1024x768 resolution.

Additional info:
There was no xorg.conf file in /etx/X11/.
Comment 1 Kashyap Chamarthy 2008-12-19 16:04:28 EST
Created attachment 327498 [details]
/var/log/Xorg.0.log  file
Comment 2 Kashyap Chamarthy 2008-12-19 16:10:15 EST
Created attachment 327499 [details]
The Gnome-terminal distortion screehshot
Comment 3 Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2009-03-17 17:00:59 EDT
I have noticed the same, Dell Latitude D520 with an "Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)" (according to lspci).

Most common case is when having used a projector - reducing the resolution of LVDS (normal 1400x1050) to 1024x768, or 800x600 to use a projector works fine,
but when increasing it, something goes wrong with both gnome-panel and gnome-screensaver, as shown in attached file. The screensaver then only covers part of the screen, the rest of the open windows etc. is shown (typical situation: I have used a projector at a meting or a lecture, and when it is done, i close the laptop (turning on the screensaver), disconnect it, and carry it to my office. When I then turn it back on, 2/3rds of the screen is covered with the screensaver password dialog, and along the lower and left border I can see my desktops and any programs that might be there).

It also sometimes happen that it changes resolution back to the "normal one" withot me doing anything. Is this a feature? Same problem also happens.
Comment 4 Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2009-03-17 17:01:57 EDT
Created attachment 335599 [details]
Screenshot showing the distortion
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 04:42:10 EST
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 02:20:34 EST
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