[CentOS] How/when to file bugs on upstream bugzilla?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 27 18:23:52 UTC 2008

On Friday 27 June 2008 18:58, Greg Bailey wrote:
> I've hit a bug since upgrading from 5.1 to 5.2 that involves the screen
> blanking when I shut the lid on a Dell Latitude D820 notebook.  It
> doesn't come back on correctly when I open the lid, and instead crashes
> X.  I've filed a bug on bugs.centos.org that describes the problem
> (#2910), and was requested to file a bug on bugzilla.redhat.com.
> I've filed bugs on Red Hat's system before, but always after reproducing
> the problem using genuine RHEL.  In this case, I can't practically
> reload my notebook with RHEL 5.2, so I'm wondering how to report this
> bug to Red Hat.  I'm afraid of it getting rejected outright since it's
> not RHEL, but on the other hand I could see where the collected
> information could be useful to them if the bug report is written well...
> Any advice on this?  I didn't see anything on the CentOS wiki or FAQ as
> to how or when to use upstream's bug system.
I always report first to the distro.  If it appears to be an upstream problem 
you will be asked to report it upstream.  That way you can be sure that the 
relevant person sees it :-)


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