Xinerama focus freeze problem

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Fri Feb 13 05:25:59 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 02:19:53PM +0100, Bert Wesarg wrote:
> > I have two cards with 3 monitors and running the nvidia driver (180.29) with
> > xorg-server 1.5.3 on FreeBSD 7.1-stable.
> > With Xinerama enabled after about 100 focus changes between windows on two
> > different "monitors" the focus freezes. It seems that mouse position doesn't
> > get correctly interpreted, since I have cursor shape changes on one monitore
> > where the corresponding window really is on another monitor (at approx that
> > position).
> I may have the same problem.  But I can rule-out the nvidia driver!  I
> just bought a new hardware setup, which switched the video hardware
> from nvidia to ati and I still have the problem.  I run X.Org X Server
> 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 8.10 x86-64 with two monitors on one card.  The
> symptom is similar, that is I can move the mouse pointer but the shape
> does no change corresponding to the 'underground' and clicks don't get
> through to the applications.  I still can handle all with the
> keyboard, i.e. the focus.


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