Bug 857017 - spurious mouse clicks and screen corruption around mouse pointer
spurious mouse clicks and screen corruption around mouse pointer
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2012-09-13 07:51 EDT by Pádraig Brady
Modified: 2014-02-05 07:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 07:10:55 EST
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Xorg log (86.32 KB, text/plain)
2012-09-13 07:51 EDT, Pádraig Brady
no flags Details
T510 X org info (32.49 KB, text/plain)
2012-09-18 12:23 EDT, Pádraig Brady
no flags Details

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Description Pádraig Brady 2012-09-13 07:51:11 EDT
Created attachment 612418 [details]
Xorg log

I booted and installed Fedora 18 Alpha RC3 to a VM.
Note that doesn't support currently support cirrus video,
so I used 'vga' for the video type in the VM.

Install works fine, and system works fine until
the "screen saver" Kicks in. after dragging that away,
the spurious clicks and screen corruption starts happening.

Note the Xorg.0.log attached says vmmouse is being used,
and there was a backtrace also, but note this backtrace
happened some time before the corruption issues, so
I'm not sure it's directly related.

EE) Backtrace:
(EE) 0: /usr/bin/Xorg (xorg_backtrace+0x36) [0x46c266]
(EE) 1: /usr/bin/Xorg (LogVMessageVerb+0x8c) [0x47007c]
(EE) 2: /usr/bin/Xorg (xf86Msg+0x8f) [0x495edf]
(EE) 3: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/input/vmmouse_drv.so (0x7fb2092cd000+0x18b2) [0>
(EE) 4: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/input/vmmouse_drv.so (0x7fb2092cd000+0x190c) [0>
(EE) 5: /usr/bin/Xorg (0x400000+0x89307) [0x489307]
(EE) 6: /usr/bin/Xorg (0x400000+0xb2838) [0x4b2838]
(EE) 7: /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x7fb210264000+0xf000) [0x7fb210273000]
(EE) 8: /lib64/libc.so.6 (__select+0x13) [0x7fb20eda1b33]
(EE) 9: /usr/bin/Xorg (WaitForSomething+0x190) [0x4697e0]
(EE) 10: /usr/bin/Xorg (0x400000+0x39271) [0x439271]
(EE) 11: /usr/bin/Xorg (0x400000+0x2805a) [0x42805a]
(EE) 12: /lib64/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xf5) [0x7fb20ecd8a05]
(EE) 13: /usr/bin/Xorg (0x400000+0x2839d) [0x42839d]
Comment 1 Pádraig Brady 2012-09-18 12:19:21 EDT
Just installed to a separate T510 (Xorg.0.log attached).
Had a similar issue.

Again nnly after "screen saver" kicks in,
and you drag to remove, "bad things happen".
In this case the screen goes blank.
Comment 2 Pádraig Brady 2012-09-18 12:23:32 EDT
Created attachment 614055 [details]
T510 X org info
Comment 3 Pádraig Brady 2012-09-18 12:59:56 EDT
Note using the "Esc" key to remove the screen lock rather than swiping,
causes no corruption issues
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