Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 720239
fade to black only happens on 1 of 3 displays
Last modified: 2014-10-09 18:50:58 EDT
Description of problem:
When the desktops fade to black due to the screensaver kicking in, only 1 of 3 heads fade. When it is black the screen saver is active on all of them.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F14 or 15
2. With multiple heads
3. Log in, let screen saver start up, observe fade.
1 of 3 heads fades
all heads fade
I have been running fedora releases for a long time, and have observed this on different machines and releases. I always wonder if it'll be fixed on each release, but it has not been. I have not filed a bug previously as its not a show stopper, but it would make the desktop look more polished if it did work. I think it is a generic issue with any display, but for the record I am running proprietry nvidia drivers, 3 heads and xinerama.
Hopefully its easily reproduced on any multi-head hardware, and easily fixed. Thanks!
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Could this be reopened? it still happens on Fedora 20.
(In reply to Robert F. Merrill from comment #2)
> Could this be reopened? it still happens on Fedora 20.
Oops, I goofed, I'm actually seeing it on xscreensaver, not gnome-screensaver