Bug 586373 - intel: X-Server goes black as soon as display is added or removed. (IBM T400)
Summary: intel: X-Server goes black as soon as display is added or removed. (IBM T400)
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-04-27 12:41 UTC by Felix Möller
Modified: 2010-07-28 14:43 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-07-28 14:43:50 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
log of the xserver when attaching a screen (118.53 KB, text/plain)
2010-04-27 12:42 UTC, Felix Möller
no flags Details
Xorg.0.log when display goes black (217.69 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-20 18:31 UTC, Felix Möller
no flags Details

Description Felix Möller 2010-04-27 12:41:09 UTC
Description of problem:
I had a perfectly working T400 with a Fedora 12 installation which I upgraded recently to F13. Now I get logged out as soon as i connect an external screen. I assume X crashes, but there is nothing in Xorg.0.log ...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.11.0-2.fc13.i686

[fm@thinkpad ~]$ uname -a
Linux thinkpad 2.6.33.2-57.fc13.i686.PAE #1 SMP Tue Apr 20 08:58:17 UTC 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux


How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. get an external monitor
2. attach it
  
Actual results:
I see gdm on both screens.

Expected results:
I keep my desktop and it is expanded to the other screen.

Comment 1 Felix Möller 2010-04-27 12:42:41 UTC
Created attachment 409465 [details]
log of the xserver when attaching a screen

The last line is:
[  9689.186] (II) intel(0): Allocate new frame buffer 3120x1050 stride 3200

Comment 2 Felix Möller 2010-04-27 12:46:23 UTC
The hardware as returned by lspci -nn

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a42] (rev 07)
00:02.1 Display controller [0380]: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a43] (rev 07)

Comment 3 Adam Williamson 2010-04-27 12:53:45 UTC
Thanks for the report.



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Comment 4 Felix Möller 2010-05-20 18:30:40 UTC
It somehow changed. I do not get the login screen anymore but the screen goes just black. I can still move the mouse and change to tty2. Killing X gives me a display again.

Will attach a new log shortly. I would certainly appreciate some help, what to try and provide...

Comment 5 Felix Möller 2010-05-20 18:31:24 UTC
Created attachment 415488 [details]
Xorg.0.log when display goes black

Comment 6 Felix Möller 2010-05-31 07:13:01 UTC
Ok, I have found out with the help of nickle in the #intel-gfx channel on freenode that this is a problem of compiz.

Exchanging compiz with metacity solved the problem for me.

According to #intel-gfx compiz seems "not to respect the max renderbuf size"...

Comment 7 Felix Möller 2010-05-31 08:08:48 UTC
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=22076 might be a related upstream bug.

Comment 8 Felix Möller 2010-07-28 14:43:50 UTC
This seems to be solved by intel 2.12 which i got from Koji. As I am on F14 now I cannot reproduce anymore.


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