I have 2 Quadro NVS 295 cards on machine running CentOS 7 (gnome 3) and until recently I had just 2 monitors connected to just one of the cards. Everything was running smoothly (with driver version 340.101).
Recently I got another monitor and connected it to the second (unused until then) Quadro NVS 295 card to have a total of 3 monitor. In order to have all three monitors displaying the same x screen I enabled “Base Mosaic” in nvidia-settings, saved the x config file and restarted to have it kick in.
After the restart I got the login screen and all 3 monitors were on and seemed to display properly.
After logging in (gnome 3) whenever a window is maximized (chrome especially) or increased in size sufficiently (taking up more than about a quarter of the screen surface) Xorg hangs (100% cpu usage in htop) for a few minutes.
dmesg shows that there are a couple of XID errors, XID 13 and XID 69.
If I turn Base Mosaic back off and use just 2 monitors from one of the cards, the problem goes away.
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