Bug 21860

Summary: freezes when switching TTY's
Product: xorg Reporter: Bart Verwilst <bart>
Component: Driver/intelAssignee: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Severity: normal    
Priority: medium Keywords: NEEDINFO
Version: git   
Hardware: x86 (IA32)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:
Description Flags
Xorg.0.log none

Description Bart Verwilst 2009-05-21 17:00:21 UTC
How to reproduce ( on Ubuntu 9.04 system ):

 - Install packages from xorg-edgers PPA.
 - Log in as normal user
 - Try to open a guest session ( right corner of screen )
 - Screen turns black, and after a couple of seconds show purple lines on the bottom
 - Hard rebooting is the only thing that works..

Anything I can do to help debug this?

Comment 1 Gordon Jin 2009-05-21 18:29:01 UTC
Please attach Xorg.0.log.

Does switching to text console (e.g. Ctrl-Alt-F2) work?
Comment 2 Bart Verwilst 2009-05-22 07:41:08 UTC
Created attachment 26114 [details]
Comment 3 Bart Verwilst 2009-05-22 07:43:16 UTC
Switching to text console does not work the first time, the screen acts as a stroboscope, with a small line of garbled text on the top cm. Switching back to X and then back to text console makes it work fine.
Comment 4 Jesse Barnes 2009-06-23 18:09:54 UTC
Still see this with more recent edgers bits (including the kernel)?
Comment 5 Jesse Barnes 2009-07-08 13:58:08 UTC
Assuming this is fixed now...

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