Bug 37077 - (Voodoo 3)Inch long dotted lines appear when scrolling or moving windows.
Summary: (Voodoo 3)Inch long dotted lines appear when scrolling or moving windows.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-04-22 17:21 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2001-05-11 02:45:47 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
XF86Config-4 file (10.65 KB, patch)
2001-04-24 18:18 UTC, Sammy
no flags Details | Diff
XFree86.0.log (20.34 KB, patch)
2001-04-24 18:19 UTC, Sammy
no flags Details | Diff

Description Need Real Name 2001-04-22 17:21:10 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98)

I installed Redhat 7.1 on my computer without any apparant problems. (The 
only relavant sys info I suspect is that I use a Voodoo3 16mb graphics 
card.) Whenever I scroll, or move a window inch long dotted lines appear 
at random places on the screen where I'm scrolling or moving a window. 
They don't appear to have any real order. If I continue to move, or scroll 
the lines build up.. more and more, until eventually it is impossible to 
read anything. Any help would be appreciated. If I left out something 
important, please contact me.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.login (either gnome or KDE)
2.open either a web browser (any) or a file manager (/home, whatever)
3.Scroll.. keep scrolling and the lines become more and more plentiful. OR 
drag the window around by the title bar at the top. (same effect as 

Actual Results:  Inch long dotted lines began appearing at random places 
in the window I was scrolling in.. or moving. The window did scroll, or 
move, but the dotted lines did appear.

Expected Results:  The inch long dotted lines should not have appeared.

Voodoo3 16mb graphics card. Running at 800X600 resolution.

Comment 1 Sammy 2001-04-23 12:32:58 UTC
I have these too but fewer in number....I could not determine why/when they show up.
I only have them in konsole not in other applications that open windows...it may be a
konsole problem. (Using GeForce 256 with nv driver and RH7.1)

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2001-04-24 07:15:40 UTC
Please attach your X server log and config file.

Comment 3 Sammy 2001-04-24 18:18:36 UTC
Created attachment 16265 [details]
XF86Config-4 file

Comment 4 Sammy 2001-04-24 18:19:01 UTC
Created attachment 16266 [details]

Comment 5 Mike A. Harris 2001-05-11 02:35:58 UTC
To the original poster:  Please attach your log and config also, and soon
if possible.  I will be freezing XFree86 real soon now, so if there is
something needing fixing, I'll need the info quickly.

Comment 6 Mike A. Harris 2001-05-11 02:45:41 UTC
To umar: Please file a separate bug report for your nvidia card as it
is likely a similar but different issue, and when this bug gets closed
your bug info will be lost.

To both:  Please try my latest XFree86 packages from:


Numerous 3dfx and other fixes are in it over the seawolf release.  The
current release (-14) stands a good chance at being an official errata
release, so I recommend that you beat on it and report back.

Comment 7 Mike A. Harris 2001-08-08 13:03:27 UTC
Closing bug report do to lack of reproduceability and lack of response
from initial bug reporter.

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