Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250677
Desktop effects sometimes has screen corruption coming out of suspend
Last modified: 2009-03-05 15:09:07 EST
Description of problem:
Desktop effects sometimes has screen corruption coming out of suspend.
I will attach an image that illustrates what I mean.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Full 126.96.36.199-41.fc7, all packages up to date as of date of this report.
Sometimes, not always. Happens to me sometimes when I suspend at night and then
the next morning turn on.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have desktop effects turned on
Sometimes gives results as in the attached picture
Shouldn't show screen corruption
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screen shot illustrating the screen corruption
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the xorg.conf file - which is completely default
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the Xorg.0.log file
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I have the same problem on my Dell Latitude D610, with ATI Mobility Radeon X300.
The bug is 100% repeatable: all window decorations are corrupted when coming out
of suspend. My solution is to force them to repaint using Alt+Tab or
Ctrl+Alt+Left or some other keystroke that triggers beryl.
I can attach confs and logs if needed.
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Corrupt window decorations.
Screen shot taken after resuming from suspend, before any interaction with
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 210602 ***
Per https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=210602#c12 reopening this bug.
David, bug 210602 was against Rawhide. Could you please upgrade both your
/etc/X11/xorg.conf and /var/log/Xorg.0.log with Rawhide computer? Also could you
try please to run X without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever? What happens then?
*** Bug 210602 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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I don't have rawhide running here as from what I understand it isn't
necessarily stable, and my computer requires stability as I do my work on it.
But with kernel 188.8.131.52-91.fc I still see graphical corruption when running X
without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf and I have updated the attached Xorg.0.log with
I also see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=250683 on suspend which
is a real pain because every time I come out of suspend I have to unplug and
re-plug my external keyboard for either keyboard to work.
OK, we will stay with F7.
This problem still apparent in f8, kernel 184.108.40.206-49.fc8
Fixed for me.
F8, kernel-220.127.116.11-49.fc8, compiz-0.6.2-3.fc8.
Running compiz-manager --replace & emerald --replace &
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Image illustrating screen corruption still present in f8
I'm running identical software versions as Richard Guest above and the
corruptions still occur when coming out of suspend. Image attached.
I see this as well in current F8:
The borders and effect areas (like shadows) are always somewhat or a lot
corrupted when returning from suspend or hibernate.
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I don't know about you guys, but I'm seeing this again in F9...
Will attach screenshot...
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Screenshot of corruption in F9
I still get this after resuming from suspend in F9.
Could you test current F10 without any xorg.conf and report ?
If you can reproduce the bug in current F10 :
* please try using nomodeset in the kernel command line
* please try the latest xorg-x11-drv-ati build in Koji :
I've given up on compiz on radeon hardware.
Currently it's absolutely dog slow and crashes X when I resume from suspend...
(In reply to comment #20)
> I've given up on compiz on radeon hardware.
> Currently it's absolutely dog slow and crashes X when I resume from suspend...
DOes it mean, that we should close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA?
(In reply to comment #21)
> DOes it mean, that we should close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA?
I'll leave that call up to David, as he's the original bug reporter.
I'll simply ensure that the next laptop I get has a nvidia chipset...
> I'll simply ensure that the next laptop I get has a nvidia chipset...
I won't even comment on that. :)
I've given up on F10... it is too broken to use in many ways on my hardware. Video has corruption, sound is broken, etc. F8 was quite good, but has lost support so I'm not using it any more either.
You're welcome to close this case as INSUFFICIENT DATA.
I am sorry to hear this. Hopefully we will be able to help you in any future version.
Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the latest update of their distribution, and if this issue turns out to still be reproducible in the latest update, please reopen this bug with additional information.
Closing as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.
This has been fixed on F10 with the latest kernel and radeon driver. I don't know exactly when it was fixed, but now that it doesn't hang on resume, it doesn't have the random bits any more.