Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 486900
Blender nonfunctional due to garbled graphics on Fedora 10, Intel video.
Last modified: 2009-12-18 03:00:48 EST
Created attachment 332897 [details]
Screenshot of Blender immediately following startup.
When I launch Blender under Fedora 10 on a machine with an Intel i965 graphics controller (I tried several kernel versions with equal results), it is unusable due to garbled rendering of text and some graphics. I have attached a screenshot of the Blender window immediately following startup, which illustrates the problem.
Blender was functional on the same machine under Fedora 9, and is also functional under Fedora 10 on another machine with different video drivers.
Because blender works fine for my nvidia graphics adapter, I have reassign this bug to xorg-x11-drv-intel.
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 334088 [details]
I have no xorg.conf on this machine. Here is my Xorg.0.log.
I was facing the same problem while using intel drivers.
(I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop with Intel 965 express chipset.)
Graphics and text labels in blender were garbled (similar to the attached screen shot).
This is still the case when there is no /etc/X11/xorg.conf or when I use system-config-display to generate /etc/X11/xorg.conf with video card as intel.
I changed the video card to vesa (Generic VESA-compliant video cards) and blender works fine now.
I'm not sure if this is important, but as a side effect under system settings > display now my display is listed as default (i.e. with vesa setting).
Previously this was LVDS (i.e. without any xorg.conf). Also there were few other displays listed (like TV etc.). Now default is the only setting available.
Hope this helps.
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