Bug#263952: Pointers and Scale are invisible on secondary XINERAMA screens
On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 04:55 -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 01:46:07PM +0200, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> > If I start xclock on my xinerama screen (three horizontally ordered
> > CRTs), hour and minute pointers and the outer scale are only visible
> > when the window in on the middle screen (which is the "primary" screen
> > of the three. The other two are declared as LeftOf/RightOf the middle
> > one.)
> This is almost certainly a driver problem, so I'm going need more
> information about your X server. I've placed some instructions for
> gathering that information at the end of this message.
> One way to prove that this *isn't* a driver problem is to do a screen
> capture (say, with xwd, but the GNOME and KDE desktops have apps for this
> as well) of the xclock window when it's on one of the screens where it
> renders wrong.
> If the screen capture *doesn't* the pointers and scale, then this may be an
> xclock bug (or possibly widget library bug) after all.
> But I'm betting they'll be there, and definitely show up when you view the
> screen capture image in the middle screen.
Actually, I'd expect a driver rendering bug to be captured in the
framebuffer and consequently on screen captures. If the bug lies in the
server, I don't think you can tell where exactly from the client side.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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