Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 207120
rdesktop corrupted screen on scroll
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:47:02 EST
I thought I reported this, but can't find it.
If I rdesktop to a Windows box, and scroll using the scrollbar by dragging by
mouse, the screen becomes corrupted, i.e. it does not update properly.
This is especially dangerous, because sometimes the corruption is not obvious.
For example, today I was noting down scsi ids, and noticed two were the same
because of the sort order. They weren't *really* the same, it was just that the
picture had become corrupt and not updated properly during a scroll.
I've noticed this in FC6 too. It's really really annoying.
Using the nvidia binary driver in case that makes a difference.
It looks like it may be an nvidia driver problem then, a quick test of a
non-nvidia box doesn't show the problem. Maybe the maintainer can confirm?
*** Bug 206081 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 fixes this for me.
rdesktop 1.5.0 also appears to fix this. It'd be nice if Fedora Core 6 included
that, lots of people have this problem and it is painfully annoying.
It would be very nice.
It's not just annoying, it's dangerous - it can lead a user to believe they are
seeing something which does not exist.
Ok, should hit Updates Testing today.
I think this is fixed now - thanks!
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