Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1005442
corrupt login screen and gnome desktop after booting up
Last modified: 2015-12-02 11:06:08 EST
Created attachment 795016 [details]
Description of problem:
Login screen is corrupt with many triangular artifacts. After login, GNOME desktop is also corrupt. Once I start an application (e.g. terminal or firefox), the screen becomes normal.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Name : xorg-x11-drv-ati
Arch : x86_64
Version : 7.1.0
Release : 5.20130408git6e74aacc5.fc19
Every time I boot up the system with GUI.
The system is upgraded from Fedora 18 to 19 using fedup.
Graphic hardware is onboard graphics of the AMD 690G chipset.
Monitor configuration: EIZO FlexScan S1701. VGA connection. KVM switch is being used.
Created attachment 795017 [details]
Result of "lspci -nn"
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Contents of xorg.conf
I created this as a trial workaround for the problem, but it did not work.
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Output of dmesg command
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Screen shot #1
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Screen shot #2
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Screen shot #3
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Screen shot #4
Initial screen after login
I searched for other reports, and found that bugs 981096 and 990947 seem to be the same problem as mine.
I clean-installed Fedora 20, but the problem persists.
duplicate of 'Bug 981096 - corrupted login display and first session after boot (2nd session okay)' , as you said.
The problem persists also on Fedora 21 Workstation.
I no longer have that hardware (that laptop died). In any case, I seems to think that it was okay with the gnome 3.12 copr, or maybe I am wrong? My old laptop died back in mid-sept, and my memory of it is already fading.
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