Bug 492226 - Nouveau driver doesn't allow logout to command prompt
Summary: Nouveau driver doesn't allow logout to command prompt
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nouveau
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ben Skeggs
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-03-25 23:39 UTC by Graeme Hilton
Modified: 2009-05-20 23:33 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-05-20 23:33:39 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Xorg log (6.26 KB, application/gzip)
2009-03-26 22:24 UTC, Graeme Hilton
no flags Details

Description Graeme Hilton 2009-03-25 23:39:26 UTC
Description of problem:
Followed Testday[1] procedure and got as far as the tests of logging into runlevel 3 and starting x as a user.
X starts OK and is usable.  Logging out does not return to the command line.  I'm left with the background image, no panels, menus or mouse pointer.  No response to Ctrl-Alt-Backspace or Ctrl-Alt-Fx keys.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Used the LiveCD provided for the Testday.

How reproducible:
No time to try again - LiveCD takes ages to boot.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Append " 3" to the end of the kernel options at boot
2. Login as root, create new user, logout and login as newly created user
3. startx and then log out
4. No return to the command prompt
Actual results:
No command prompt, background image remains.

Expected results:
To be dropped back to the command prompt.

Additional info:
Could not check system status remotely as network not connected before "freeze".

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/Test_Days/2009-03-26#Results

Comment 1 Ben Skeggs 2009-03-26 01:13:02 UTC
Can I grab /var/log/Xorg.0.log while running nouveau please?

Comment 2 Graeme Hilton 2009-03-26 22:24:23 UTC
Created attachment 336922 [details]
Xorg log

Xorg log as requested.  No crash on logout this time.

Comment 3 Ben Skeggs 2009-04-23 22:07:10 UTC
So, this issue is resolved now then?

Comment 4 Adam Williamson 2009-05-20 23:33:39 UTC
no response from reporter for nearly a month, closing as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Reporter, if this issue is still valid, please do re-open. thanks.

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