[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#579500: Bug#579500: fglrx-driver: GL screensavers spanning two screens display extensive corruption

Michael Gilbert michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 01:50:35 UTC 2010

On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 21:22:41 -0400 Michael Gilbert wrote:

> wontfix 579500
> thanks
> On Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:03:18 -0700 John Gruenenfelder wrote:
> > I have a large desktop (3200x1200) made by spanning two screens, both plugged
> > into my Radeon HD 4850 video card.  When xscreensaver launches a GL hack, it
> > can be a small one which will appear on one screen or another, or it may be
> > one which spans both screens.
> thanks for the report, but there is really nothing we can do since we
> don't have access to ati's source code.  you should contact them
> directly for support (afterall you did pay them under the expectation
> that you would be getting a device with the opengl standard correctly
> implemented).

err, on second thought, their problem is supporting standard x
features such as xrandr, rather than implementing their own buggy
proprietary multimonitor solution.


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