Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 602080
X server causes unnecessary fb resize on startup
Last modified: 2010-11-15 09:52:23 EST
Created attachment 422441 [details]
patch correcting the issue
In multiple display configurations, due to a typo in the X server, the initial framebuffer will be sized to only fit a single display, resulting in a resize at a later point during init.
This unnecessary resize causes memory fragmentation, which can be a big problem on cards with a limited amount of video memory.
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MODIFIED xorg-x11-server-1.7.7-6.el6 is in brew.
randr-initial patch looks sana is present in newest package and is applied in spec file
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.