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Month: August 2020

Re: Re: Re: Trinity with Wayland?

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:12:34 +0200
Janek Stolarek wrote:

>> When you turn on the computer firefox works well, then you suspend and
>> when you return from suspend firefox has the above mentioned symptoms. Is
>> this correct?
> Yes. The exact details are inthe bug report I linked earlier so I won't
> repeat them here.
>> It could help if you would describe your configuration (hardware: board
>> video card). I remember you mentioned somewhere else HDMI.
> I've experienced this on several different machines and what they all have
> in common are nvidia's proprietary drivers. These are known to do a poor
> job with resuming from suspend. I just tested how Chromium video playback
> behaves after waking from suspend and it has a similar problem. The
> difference is that with Chromium only rendering of the page is broken and
> refreshing it fixes the problem. With Firefox the whole browser window
> disappears and there's no way to restore it.

So what does it have to do with Trinity? You mean if Trinity was on Wayland
you wouldn't experience this?
Can you try a desktop on Wayland and see if it has the issue?

>> Another question: Do you know what is the difference between X11 and
>> Wayland?
> My layman's understanding is that Wayland replaces X11 but it's not a
> drop-in replacement and requires that a window manager implements support
> for it. And I understand XWayland acts as a X11 compatibility layer on top
> of Wayland. That's basically my whole knowledge of Wayland.

Yes, it was discussed once on the devs list AFAIR, but I do not know that
someone tried Trinity with it.