Bug 245079 - No virtual desktop.
No virtual desktop.
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-06-20 17:44 EDT by Bob T.
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-29 16:21:12 EDT
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xorg.conf (1.63 KB, text/plain)
2007-06-20 17:44 EDT, Bob T.
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Xorg.0.log (40.73 KB, text/plain)
2007-06-20 17:45 EDT, Bob T.
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Description Bob T. 2007-06-20 17:44:32 EDT
Description of problem:

No virtual display with F7.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

2.0.0-4


How reproducible:

Never fails.


Steps to Reproduce:
1. start X
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3.
  
Actual results:

Despite Virtual 1600 1350 in xorg.conf, the display is 1024x768




Expected results:

Virtual display of 1600x1350.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bob T. 2007-06-20 17:44:32 EDT
Created attachment 157500 [details]
xorg.conf
Comment 2 Bob T. 2007-06-20 17:45:38 EDT
Created attachment 157501 [details]
Xorg.0.log
Comment 3 Bob T. 2007-06-20 17:47:30 EDT
I should have added that the virtual display worked with FC6 (and earlier).
Comment 4 Bob T. 2007-06-24 15:01:45 EDT
I've reverted to xorg-x11-drv-i810-1.6.5-10.fc6 and the virtual desktop works
fine. So there does seem to be an issue with 2.0.0-4. Changing severity to medium.
Comment 5 Bob T. 2007-06-29 16:21:12 EDT
It turns out this is not a bug but a feature of recent X drivers.  Essentially,
the xorg folks have decided to get rid of VIRTUAL at the driver level.  If you
want virtual desktops back,  please add a comment
supporting the following enhancement request:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11418

The request is for adding a hook to the X-server code that will allow
window managers and "desktops" to implement virtual desktops easily.

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