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Re: Xinerama and gnome-control-center problems?

On 02 Feb 2001 21:26:26 -0800, Carl B. Constantine wrote:
> I submitted this report to ximain (not that they acknowledge it or anything,
> GRR) but thought I'd ask here if the same problem occurs in the regular
> gnome.

Our BTS fell victim to an IDE controller failure, and is now sitting as
several thousand files in /lost+found. Until it comes back up, new
reports are being queued (and not inserted into the database).
debian@ximian.com is the contact address for issues with our Debian

> Package: gnome-control-center
> Version: 1.2.2-helix2
> I've dist-upgraded to Debian sid and am trying to use the xinerama extension
> to XFree86 4.0.2 on my Matrox G450 card. I have it working, but
> Gnome-Control-Center seems to not recognize that the desktop is larger than
> one monitor. Instead of stretching a background across both monitors like it
> should (and like I've done in the past with Xfrree 4.0 on a G400 card and
> Gnome 1.1), it tries to restart the background on EACH monitor. Depending on
> the option I choose (and the size of the picture being used), the background
> may start to be placed in the center of each screen.

Have you reported this to the GNOME Control Center people? I suspect
that it would be broken upstream - we don't patch the background
properties capplet in any way.

And unfortunately, we don't have a multi-head box to test with.


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