When switching between compositing and non compositing window manager, X freezes

Bug #133195 reported by Junkhead on 2007-08-17
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Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:

1)Upgrade a Feisty installation to a Gutsy one
2)Install and enable a compositing manager
3)If that works, disable it

At this point, X should freeze, and no longer accept keyboard input. Windows will appear as blank boxes on the screen.
The cursor is still able to move.

Version: Xorg 7.3

Tested with: xcompmgr, compiz.

Junkhead (go-to-hell6-6-6) wrote :

Problem fixed by not using indirect rendering.

Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

I suspect this is no longer an issue on Hardy, but if it is feel free to reopen with more details if it does. Make sure to include your /var/log/Xorg.0.log. It may also be worthwhile to collect a backtrace (see http://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Backtracing for directions).

Changed in xorg:
status: New → Invalid
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