[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#470227: xfce4-panel crashes when changing screen on non-xinerama dual screen setup
corsac at debian.org
Tue Mar 11 12:52:41 UTC 2008
retitle 470227 xfce4-panel crashes when changing screen on non-xinerama dual screen setup
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 12:29:25PM +0000, Vincent.McIntyre at csiro.au wrote:
> thanks for your information, I'll go play in the wiki.
> > It seems there is no backtrace in case of an X error. I'll try to reproduce,
> > but I need to setup a stable box with xinerama.
> I am actually not using xinerama, which may add to the fun here.
> The X config is in the original report.
> If you like I will try with xinerama to see if I still have the issue.
> It would be useful to have distinct xfce4-panels running on each
> monitor, rather than one huge one which spans all four.
> Presumably this is exactly why xfce4-panel lets you pick which
> monitor the panel should appear on?
Well that's xinerama purpose. There's one big screen, but applications are
aware that it's composed from n screen. So the panel will only take one
screen, and you can chose on wich one you want it to go.
> > Wich drivers are you using, btw?
> nvidia (squirm). I had to build the module for 2.6.18-6-686-bigmem,
> from nvidia-kernel-source. This has worked well apart from this issue.
It'd be nice if you could reproduce with the free driver or with vesa one.
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