[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#470227: xfce4-panel crashes when changing screen on non-xinerama dual screen setup

Vincent.McIntyre at csiro.au Vincent.McIntyre at csiro.au
Tue Mar 11 13:00:11 UTC 2008

> > 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.

Great! This was an issue when we tried kde as the desktop.
Gnome seems to get this (particular feature) right.

> > > 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.

It'll take a day or so to get these tests done. More then.

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