Bug #35

Painting issue with the background wallpaper on startup

Added by Arnaud Fontaine about 11 years ago. Updated about 11 years ago.

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Hey there Arnud,

When i start up xorg/awesome the screen is black, and i have to move the terminal window around to refresh those areas.

Screen shots attached. Let me know how i can help you debug this.


gentoo kernel 3.2.1
x86_64 intel core 2 quad Q9300 8g ram
xorg 1.11.2-r2
nvidia-drivers: 290.10
nvidia 8800 GT


unagi_at_startup.png (41.3 KB) unagi_at_startup.png at start up need to move object over wall paper to see it and terminal window is black until clicked on Arnaud Fontaine, 02/14/2012 02:54 PM
rc.lua (16.5 KB) rc.lua my awesome config Bearcat Sandor, 02/14/2012 07:08 PM
unagi.log (63 Bytes) unagi.log Bearcat Sandor, 02/15/2012 09:41 PM



Updated by Arnaud Fontaine about 11 years ago

Just for the record, this issue was reported by Bearcat Sandor (#34).


Updated by Bearcat Sandor about 11 years ago

I've attached a copy of my rc.lua file so that it can be determined wether the problem is the way that urxvt is starting or the way Awesome is loading. My terminal is not loaded on startup, so it may just be the way that the wallpaper is being displayed (all using the defaults in the zenburn that ships with it).


Updated by Arnaud Fontaine about 11 years ago

Thanks. Which program do you use to set the background wallpaper (You can check that by running 'awsetbg -i')? Also, could you please redirect unagi output to a file in order to get the warnings, something like that should work:

awful.util.spawn_with_shell("unagi > /tmp/unagi.log 2>&1 &")



Updated by Bearcat Sandor about 11 years ago

awesetbg -i gives me:

Esetroot is a nice wallpapersetter. You won't have any problems.

I use feh all the time. I could try that instead.

In the log file i see only:

WARN: event_handle_unmap_notify:636: Window 600033 disappeared

log file is attached.

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