Bug#430818: grass: user interface problem
retitle 430818 X reports 0x0 physical screen size
tag 430818 moreinfo
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 18:50:24 +1300, Hamish wrote:
> > Everything is linked to the fact I was using a dual-head configuration.
> > did@ddp:~$ xdpyinfo | grep -A1 dimen
> > dimensions: 1280x1024 pixels (0x0 millimeters)
> > resolution: -2147483648x-2147483648 dots per inch
> > --> this dirty value is the culprit ;-)
> > The workaround is to set the DisplaySize value in the Monitor section
> > of /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
> > It now runs fine.
> ... X is reporting bogus dpi values; so not a grass bug and this ticket
> should be moved to Xorg or closed. nothing much we can do about it.
(X isn't technically reporting any dpi value; it's reporting dimensions
in pixels and in millimeters)
Didrik, to investigate this, we'll need the full X log and config
showing the problem.