xscreensaver on dual-monitor setup

Mamoru Tasaka mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Wed Jul 30 14:13:05 UTC 2008


oleksandr korneta wrote, at 07/30/2008 09:52 PM +9:00:
> on 07/30/2008 03:01 AM Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
>> Mamoru Tasaka wrote, at 07/30/2008 04:00 PM +9:00:
>>> Hello:
>>>
>>> oleksandr korneta wrote, at 07/30/2008 01:58 PM +9:00:
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I have a Twin-view configuration setup with the LCD monitor and TV. 
>>>> It used to be that xscreensaver treated those independently and 
>>>> launched an individual whatever_the_screensaver_was_selected on each 
>>>> of them. After the  recent update of 
>>>> xscreensaver-gl-extras-gss-5.06-2.fc8 and
>>>> xscreensaver-gl-extras-5.06-2.fc8 my setup is treated as one common 
>>>> area and a single screensaver is launched in the middle. It looks 
>>>> kinda ugly, because of the significantly different resolution 
>>>> between  the display devices.
>>>>
>>>> So I am wondering whether the current behavior this is a bug or 
>>>> feature and is it possible to turn back the old behavior without 
>>>> rolling back to the previous version? Maybe some command-line 
>>>> parameter?
>>>>
>>> It may be that I cannot solve your problem, however would you tell me
>>> what "xscreensaver -verbose" say (after once you stop xscreensaver by
>>> "xscreensaver-command -exit")?
> 
> 
> here you are:
> 
> xscreensaver 5.06, copyright (c) 1991-2008 by Jamie Zawinski <jwz at jwz.org>.
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: running as sashko/users (501/100)
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: in process 9767.
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: running on display ":0.0"
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: vendor is The X.Org Foundation, 10300000.
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: useful extensions:
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   MIT Screen-Saver (disabled at compile time)
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   Shared Memory
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   Double-Buffering
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   Power Management
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   GLX
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   XF86 Video-Mode
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   Xinerama
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:   Resize-and-Rotate
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: screen 0 non-colormapped depths: 0 24.
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: screens in use: 1
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46:    0/0: 2480x1050+0+0 (default)
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: selecting RANDR events
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: consulting /proc/interrupts for keyboard activity.
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: 0: visual 0x21 (TrueColor,   depth: 24, cmap: 
> default)
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: 0: saver window is 0x800001.
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: selecting events on extant windows... done.
> xscreensaver: 08:46:46: awaiting idleness.
> 
>> Or file a bug against xscreensaver so that we can discuss there.
> 
> it is my understanding that filing a bug in this case means sending the 
> message to jwz at jwz.org, or do you mean fedora's bugtracker?
> 

Please File on Fedora bugzilla. I will add jwz as CC member.

Mamoru




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