Xinerama focus freeze problem

Bert Wesarg bert.wesarg at
Fri Feb 13 06:07:23 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 14:25, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at> wrote:
> 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.
Thanks for the pointer.

> Cheers,
>  Peter

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