Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 905657
qemu with vmware driver at resolution 720x576 may unexpectedly exit on X error
Last modified: 2013-04-01 20:39:04 EDT
Description of problem:
With the vmware driver, setting the display resolution to 720x576 may cause qemu to unexpectedly exit on an X error:
X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
Major opcode of failed request: 140 (MIT-SHM)
Minor opcode of failed request: 3 (X_ShmPutImage)
Value in failed request: 0xff9b
Serial number of failed request: 3695
Current serial number in output stream: 3696
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start the F18 Live CD with qemu on an F17 host:
$ qemu-kvm -m 2048 -cdrom ~/xfr/fedora/F18/F18-Final/Final/Fedora-18-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso -vga vmware
2. Proceed to the desktop.
3. Start System Settings.
4. Click Displays.
5. Select resolution "720 x 576 (5:4)".
6. Click Apply.
7. Click Keep This Configuration.
8. Drag System Settings window to left to display close button.
9. Move pointer over close button.
qemu does not exit.
Created attachment 690034 [details]
qemu session with error messages
Reproduced with an F18 host. Changing version to 18.
$ rpm -qa 'qemu*' | sort
Thanks for the reproducer Steve, it reproduced for me. A patch for another vmware issue also fixes this one, so duping to that bug.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 836260 ***