Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 484299
Icons drawn incorrectly in WindowMaker dialogues
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:46:48 EDT
Created attachment 331060 [details]
Screenshot of Exit dialogue
Description of problem:
When a Window Maker dialogue appears, such as the Exit or Error dialogue, icons that are drawn on buttons and tick boxes appear as black blobs
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Window Maker
3. The Exit dialogue appears
The tick box and Exit button have black blobs on them
The icons are drawn as they should be eg arrow on exit button, tick in tick-box
Screenshot of Exit dialogue attached
I'd be interested if anyone else has seen this. I'm not sure if this is a Window Maker problem, particularly as X (intel driver) seems to be very sluggish following a clean install of Fedora 9.
Also confirmed bug exists with fresh GNUStep directory.
The problem goes away when I add the following line to my xorg.conf:
Option "AccelMethod" "XAA"
I have not seen this anywhere yet but I know that some intel gfx drivers are a bit broken. If XAA fixes it for you it is not a windowmaker issue but a problem of the graphics driver. Which driver are you using? Or what intel card?
I'm using the "intel" driver. With Fedora 8 I was using the "i810" driver, which doesn't work in F9. I guess XAA was the default on F8.
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 03)
I agree, probably a graphics driver issue rather than Window Maker. I hit on the XAA fix when I was looking for a solution to another problem, which turned out to fix this as well.
Also fixed with these options:
Option "AccelMethod" "exa"
Option "ExaNoComposite" "true"
Option "MigrationHeuristic" "greedy"
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if available) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf (if you have one) whatsoever and let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug /var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 332064 [details]
Created attachment 332065 [details]
Xorg.0.log when using previously attached xorg.conf
Created attachment 332067 [details]
Xorg.0.log when using no xorg.conf
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