Xrandr and Nouveau

Krzysztof Halasa khc at pm.waw.pl
Sat Oct 15 06:40:05 PDT 2011

Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com> writes:

>  xrandr --output DVI-I-1  --mode 1440x900 --panning 1680x1050
> Appear to grow the screen real estate quite dramatically, as judged by
> a portrait image I use for background, growing quite noticeably and
> the panel KDE had at the bottom of my viewing area is moved down out
> of site.
> Apps that happen to be running are shifted to the right several inches
> it appears.
> But the mouse cannot pan out into the larger size.  It appears to
> still honor the original screen borders.

It may be another manifestation of the mouse "boundary" aka "border"
patch. While I don't know if the bug is (still?) present in X.Org
sources, e.g. Fedora 15 ships the X server 1.10.4 with the (buggy)
patch added.

A year old Fedora bug report is here:
Krzysztof Halasa

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