Bug 732638 - changing monitor orientation crashes desktop, must login again
Summary: changing monitor orientation crashes desktop, must login again
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-desktop
Version: 14
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
unspecified
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-08-23 07:35 UTC by Jim Cromie
Modified: 2012-08-16 15:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2012-08-16 15:40:15 UTC


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Description Jim Cromie 2011-08-23 07:35:18 UTC
Description of problem:

"Configure display settings", changing monitor orientation
from the popup window (as opposed to clicking the 
"Configure Display Settings" menu-item) crashes the desktop
session, after the screen goes haywire for a second.
Im thrown back to login screen.

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


How reproducible:

3 times in a row.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. click "Configure display settings" panel icon.
2. click "Left"
3. session crashes
  
Actual results:

Switching screen orientation from the menu-item
doesnt crash.  Screen goes haywire, but this reverts
itself, due to the "Does the display look OK"
dialog, which I presume displayed, and reverted to 
the working config after the timeout.

Expected results:

no session crash.

Additional info:

I guessed at the component - the gnome-applets choice disappeared
since my last bug report (on the desktop icons placement)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732611

attaching a dbus-monitor trace, but I dont think it captures the problem.

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