Dual-head config broke with update to 1.4.2
samudhio at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 13:40:16 PST 2010
a so useful thing like the zaphod mode with relatively small users ? in my
i don't think that , in my case i used have it for run my media center in
0.1 and the normal desktop in 0.0 so i can still watch my media while some
friends or somebody chat or surf without interfece , i can't do that now
because zaphod is broken , with not put a poll for ask if keep the zaphod in
some new way ( or the old way ) of just take out it ..
On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 8:05 AM, Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Feb 2010 17:35:14 -0500
> Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The number of zaphod users is relatively
> > small and the amount of developer resources to support it is
> > relatively high. More people want to be able to use and dynamically
> > switch between all their connectors than want to use zapod.
> I disagre with you here.
> There are quite a few people who use that mode.
> Many of my friends use it that way and i was too
> until the mga driver got so horribly broken with noone
> caring to fix bugs, even if patches were avaibale,
> that i pulled my G550 out after 10y of use and replaced
> it with a radoen. Now i'm waiting for the driver evolve
> enough so i can use it again (there are more bugs in
> the currentl release that i've hit within a few hours
> of using, than you can count).
> As such. I strongly suggest, taht the xorg developers
> should think about providing a way to use zaphood mode
> with xrandr, for all those people who use their computer
> differently than you do.
> I mean, it cannot be that difficult to do that. After all
> xrandr provides the more difficult technique to move windows
> back and forth between the screens. It should be an easy thing
> to decouble them and put each of the physical screens into
> its own X11 screen.
> Attila Kinali
> Why does it take years to find the answers to
> the questions one should have asked long ago?
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