Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 178476
screen refresh problem on nvidia gforce 2 pro card
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:21 EST
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Description of problem:
Right clicking on the gnome desktop pops up a menu box which remains when you
let go of the button also right clicking allows you to draw/drag varying size
boxes all over the screen.
Another thing that I have noticed is after loging in the splash screen disappears
before the icons get drawn over it.
I have filed it against the driver as the vesa driver does not show this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: See description
Expected Results: pop up boxes to dissapear when right button released and rectangles to disapear
when left button is released.
Actual video card model Aopen GeForce 2 Pro model number VGA PA256 Deluxe II
32MB AGP CARD.
NB this card worked fine under FC4 with the previous version of xorg.
Tested with a fresh install of FC5T2 fully updated on 20/1/06
I have just done some more testing and found that this problem does not exist in
the Thousands of colors mode so I will use that mode until the problem is fixed
in the Millions of colours mode.
Another thing that I have noticed is that the video does not work in real player
on this machine with this video card (AMD Athalon 1200 on a Gigabyte GA7ZXR)
I have another machine testing FC5/Rawhide and its video in real player works
just fine but this has a different setup (Radeon 9800 Pro video on an Intel
SE7505 server board with dual xeon's)
altered to FC5T2 instead of devel.
Sounds like an acceleration related bug. Try the original configuration you
used, but use Option "noaccel" to disable acceleration temporarily to see if
the problem goes away.
Next test, is to comment out the noaccel option added above, and to try:
There are a number of other XaaNo options available which are documented in
the xorg.conf manpage that you can try individually or together to attempt
to narrow the problem down some more as well.
Please update the report to indicate which if any of the above works around
the problem for you.
Thanks in advance.
Any luck with the suggestion from comment #4?
I raised this problem again in 179298 because for some reason I lost visibility
of this one in mybugs.
I flag 179298 as a duplicate and update this one later tonight after todays
updates have been installed.
*** Bug 179298 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Both options in comment #4 cure the problem.
I also tried the one mentioned in your reply to bug 179298 comment #2
Option "XaaNoPixmapCache" but this had no effect.
is prefered to
As this leaves other acceleration in effect.
These might be additional duplicates of the same issue:
New X server build, and nv driver build are available which might possibly
resolve the issue also. Please try them and let me know if there's any
I can confirm that all is now OK when using the new driver.
The issue reported is nolonger apparent.
Cool, thanks for the update.
Setting status to "RAWHIDE"