Bug 651706 - X fails to start on dual head setup
Summary: X fails to start on dual head setup
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-intel
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-11-10 06:45 UTC by ritz
Modified: 2018-04-11 10:30 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:16:27 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Xorg log (29.83 KB, text/plain)
2010-11-10 06:45 UTC, ritz
no flags Details
new Xorg log (142.26 KB, text/plain)
2010-11-10 08:55 UTC, ritz
no flags Details
output of dmesg command (64.00 KB, text/plain)
2010-11-10 08:59 UTC, Matěj Cepl
no flags Details
dmesg - utput of dmesg command AFTER crash but BEFORE reboot (93.10 KB, text/plain)
2010-11-10 09:01 UTC, ritz
no flags Details

Description ritz 2010-11-10 06:45:08 UTC
Created attachment 459329 [details]
Xorg log

Description of problem:
X fails to start on dual head setup, works fine when using laptop+DVI1

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. X

Actual results:
fails to start

Expected results:
should work fine with VGA1 connected

Additional info:
Works fine on f13, or on f14 if I connect VGA1+LVDS1, or DVI1+LVDS1. Fails if I use DVI1+VGA1

Setup used -> [VGA1][DVI1] [LVDS1 <- stays off]

# xrandr  -q
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1680 x 1050, maximum 8192 x 8192
LVDS1 connected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
   1440x900       60.0 +
   1024x768       60.0  
   800x600        60.3     56.2  
   640x480        59.9  
VGA1 connected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
   1280x1024      60.0 +   75.0  
   1152x864       75.0  
   1024x768       75.1     60.0  
   800x600        75.0     60.3  
   640x480        75.0     60.0  
   720x400        70.1  
DVI1 connected 1680x1050+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 474mm x 296mm
   1680x1050      59.9*+
   1280x1024      75.0     60.0  
   1152x864       75.0  
   1024x768       75.1     60.0  
   800x600        75.0     60.3  
   640x480        75.0     60.0  
   720x400        70.1  
TV1 unknown connection (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
   1024x768       60.0  
   800x600        60.3

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2010-11-10 08:38:48 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 623824 ***

Comment 2 ritz 2010-11-10 08:55:09 UTC
Created attachment 459371 [details]
new Xorg log

issue fixed with upstream xorg-x11-drv-intel-devel-2.13.901 and libdrm-2.4.23-0.1.20101108 . Xorg log attached for the same

snippet from older X log ( with issue )

[   634.585] (==) intel(0): VideoRam: 262144 KB
[   634.585] (EE) intel(0): Front buffer stride 17 kB exceeds display limit
[   634.585] (EE) intel(0): Couldn't allocate initial framebuffer.
[   634.585] 
Fatal server error:
[   634.586] AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0
[   634.586] 
[   634.586] 
Please consult the Fedora Project support 
         at http://wiki.x.org
 for help. 
[   634.586] Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[   634.586]

Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2010-11-10 08:57:29 UTC
Mea culpa!

Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2010-11-10 08:59:39 UTC
Created attachment 459372 [details]
output of dmesg command

Comment 5 ritz 2010-11-10 09:01:12 UTC
Created attachment 459373 [details]
dmesg - utput of dmesg command AFTER crash but BEFORE reboot

Comment 6 Stefan Schulze Frielinghaus 2010-12-02 19:39:23 UTC
I have a similar problem like described in here. The external monitor only works if connected via VGA and not DVI. Therefore I would like to give the new intel drivers a shot. Is there a binary for F14 around?

PS: my setup: F14 latest updates from today which means linux- and xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.12.0-6.fc14.1.x86_64

Comment 7 ritz 2010-12-03 11:35:30 UTC

  Nope. I had rebuilt srpms I had downloaded from http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages/xorg-x11-drv-intel/ and http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages/libdrm/. 

  $ su -c "yum install rpm-build"
  $ rpmbuild --rebuild <package>

-- ritz

Comment 8 Adam Jackson 2012-01-03 19:50:43 UTC
The joke here is this looks like a triple-head setup, not dual-head.  Which is why it's failing.

Moving to F15 for investigation, I suspect this is still an issue.

Comment 9 Stefan Schulze Frielinghaus 2012-01-03 21:50:11 UTC
(In reply to comment #8)
> I suspect this is still an issue.

At least for me, Yes. Currently I'm using F16 with xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.17.0-4.fc16.x86_64

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