Questions/possible bugs about JDK 1.8.0 + OpenJFK on the PI 2

Johan Vos johan at
Wed Mar 25 19:39:05 UTC 2015

Hi Fabrizio,

Is the Pi 2 behaving differently than the "old" Pi? I don't have a 2 yet,
but I have no issues on the old one -- did you run your app on both?

- Johan

2015-03-25 20:28 GMT+01:00 Fabrizio Giudici <Fabrizio.Giudici at>:

> On Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:33:09 +0100, Kevin Rushforth <
> kevin.rushforth at> wrote:
>  Jasper just ran the 8u33 + javafx 8u60-ea earlier this week with no
>> problems -- Ensemble8 demo just came up and ran fine. He did mention that
>> he runs as root, so didn't run into the problem you are seeing with
>> accessing /dev. You might try running as root or else changing the
>> permissions.
> As I wrote, my application runs at full screen
> (stage.setFullScreen(true)), while Ensemble8 doesn't. Anyway, if I run
> Ensemble8 and press the maximise button, the window doesn't grow to the
> whole screen, but leaves some room at the right and bottom border, just
> like I see my app.
> Also - I changed Ensemble8 to run at fullscreen as follows:
> % diff ./src/EnsembleFullScreen/src/ensemble/
> ./src/Ensemble/src/ensemble/
> 124c124
> <         //stage.setTitle("Ensemble");
> ---
>>         stage.setTitle("Ensemble");
> 138,140c138
> <             //stage.initStyle(StageStyle.UNDECORATED);
> <             stage.setFullScreen(true);
> <             System.err.println("full screen");
> ---
>>             stage.initStyle(StageStyle.UNDECORATED);
> Same video problems: it doesn't cover all the screen. I can also see that
> the upper left corner of the application is off-screen (the whole window
> seems to be shifted upward and leftward). It's not a monitor overscan
> problem (at least, not only an overscan problem), since I can see the
> characters in the underlying console at their right place.
> What I see is that keyboard navigation and mouse work with Ensemble2
> modified at full-screen, so I'll look again at my code about this issue.
> If you want some more info, or screenshots, let me know. My app is also
> open source, so I can share the code, but I need to fix a couple of things
> so it doesn't depend on Maven snapshot artifacts (also, my Hudson is in
> maintenance and I can't confirm the app can be compiled from the outside
> world). I'll alter post to the binaries, so if someone
> wants to try it, just let me know.
> --
> Fabrizio Giudici - Java Architect @ Tidalwave s.a.s.
> "We make Java work. Everywhere."
> - fabrizio.giudici at

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