Bug 858684

Summary: Flicker when clicking the NTP config dialog, or 'CONTINUE' in disk pane
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Stef Walter <stefw>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Samantha N. Bueno <sbueno>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 18CC: g.kaviyarasu, jonathan, rtguille, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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Description Flags
screenshot of the new partition dialog
screenshot of 'configure mount point' dialog
screenshot of 'selected disks' none

Description Stef Walter 2012-09-19 08:21:17 EDT
Description of problem:

When graying out the screen to show a modal dialog in the new anaconda interface, the screen flickers really obviously. It does the same when the dialog goes away. You can see everything redrawing itself. 

Such dialogs with flicker include: 
 * The 'CONTINUE' dialog in the 'INSTALLATION DESTINATION' panel.
 * The gears dialog next to 'Network Time OFF' on the 'DATE & TIME' panel.

It would seem that the transition should be smooth for the effect to be worthwhile.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora 18-Alpha
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2012-09-19 10:05:25 EDT
Yeah, I know.  Any ideas for how to make it smoother would be nice.  For now we've really just been focused on functionality, though.
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2012-10-10 11:49:55 EDT
Looks like I just need to be using a compositing manager during anaconda.  Not sure I'll have time for that in F18, though.  Would be nice.
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2012-10-12 12:47:10 EDT
*** Bug 865852 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Reartes Guillermo 2013-01-05 16:36:24 EST
Created attachment 673082 [details]
screenshot of the new partition dialog

Using TC4 (18.37.8) among all the black-screens, this is the most annoying IMHO, since it removes any visual clues of the remaining free space. Sometimes it can be repaired if one clicks the 'help' button, but not always. I hope this only is affecting guest with qlx and not real video cards.
Comment 5 Reartes Guillermo 2013-01-05 16:38:34 EST
Created attachment 673083 [details]
screenshot of 'configure mount point' dialog

Also with TC4 (18.37.8)
Comment 6 Reartes Guillermo 2013-01-05 16:39:59 EST
Created attachment 673084 [details]
screenshot of 'selected disks'

also with TC4 (18.37.8)
all previous screen-shots were from manual partitioning
Comment 7 Chris Lumens 2013-02-28 08:59:30 EST
Samantha - this is the bug report I was using to track work for the GTK redraw ugliness item on the work list.
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