Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 409271
screen distortion with 6.7.196 on FireGL V3100
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:30:02 EST
Description of problem:
After the update to 6.7.196 I've been seeing weird screen distortion. Reverting
to F8-GA xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.7.195-3.fc8 makes these disappear.
The effect is somewhat hard to describe: some part of the lower half of the
screen is obscured with some random contents (looks somewhat like actual window
contents) for a very small period of time (less than half a second?). It
happens irregularly but frequently (once a minute, or so), and I think
regardless of whether I'm actually doing anything on-screen at the time.
I'm running using a single head DVI output, since I haven't got dual-head
working since updating to F8. The monitor attached to the VGA port appears to
be detected by X even though it's not active-on.
Since the default X config gets the resolution wrong for the (Dell 2001FP) LCD
panel, I switch to 1600x1200 using xrandr after logging in, if that makes any
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Created attachment 276101 [details]
Xorg.0.log from 6.7.196
Created attachment 276111 [details]
Created attachment 276121 [details]
Happens with 6.7.196-2.fc8.x86_64 too.
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