Bug 525109 - gsynaptics-init is crashing
Summary: gsynaptics-init is crashing
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gsynaptics
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andreas Thienemann
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-23 12:01 UTC by Zdenek Kabelac
Modified: 2010-12-04 07:39 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-04 07:39:54 UTC

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Description Zdenek Kabelac 2009-09-23 12:01:45 UTC
Description of problem:

After todays' rawhide upgrade I start to unusable synaptics - and it appears that fault is in gsynaptics-init:

** (gsynaptics-init:4352): WARNING **: Using synclient
X Error of failed request:  BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
  Major opcode of failed request:  139 (XInputExtension)
  Minor opcode of failed request:  37 (X_ChangeDeviceProperty)
  Value in failed request:  0x102
  Serial number of failed request:  20
  Current serial number in output stream:  21

As a workaround I've simply renamed the binary - so it's not started - and I'm using default synaptics with these xorg.conf settings:

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Synaptics"
        Driver      "synaptics"
        Option      "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
        Option      "Protocol" "auto-dev"
        Option      "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
        Option      "SHMConfig" "on"
        Option      "VertEdgeScroll" "1"
        Option      "HorizEdgeScroll" "1"

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start gnome session
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 12:48:18 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-11-04 09:52:14 UTC
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Comment 3 Zdenek Kabelac 2010-11-26 18:11:21 UTC
Bug could be closed as it works for me now.
Currently I'm using:


Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-12-04 07:39:54 UTC
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is 
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