Bug 499930 - firefox tooltip corruption when MOZ_DISABLE_IMAGE_OPTIMIZE=1
firefox tooltip corruption when MOZ_DISABLE_IMAGE_OPTIMIZE=1
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-05-08 22:31 EDT by Hin-Tak Leung
Modified: 2018-04-11 06:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 08:27:30 EDT
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the black tooltip screehshot of google translate (308.04 KB, image/png)
2009-05-08 22:31 EDT, Hin-Tak Leung
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Description Hin-Tak Leung 2009-05-08 22:31:33 EDT
Created attachment 343194 [details]
the black tooltip screehshot of google translate

Description of problem:

While experimenting with Bug 497427, I tried MOZ_DISABLE_IMAGE_OPTIMIZE=1 firefox with ati driver from koji various pages I frequently go to, and saw a corruption with google translate's tooltip. (See screenshot).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
(x-server 'rpmbuild --rebuild' from f11 - am mostly on a f10 system)

How reproducible:
once, didn't try again.

Steps to Reproduce:
launch firefox with "MOZ_DISABLE_IMAGE_OPTIMIZE=1 firefox" (don't know if it is important).

1. go to google translate - http://translate.google.com/translate_t#
2. set to translate from "chinese" to "chinese (simplified)"
   and use http://the-sun.on.cc/channels/news/20090506/20090506021833_0000.html
3. put mouse over text - 
Actual results:
tooltips is almost all black. (see screenshot)

Expected results:
tooltip should be black text on white blackground, showing original text.

Additional info:
The reason why I tried this is that I experienced a different kind of glyph corruption problem ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=342629 ), which seems to happen with my mod' ati driver 
(https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=497427#c26) but is *cured* by "MOZ_DISABLE_IMAGE_OPTIMIZE=1 firefox" - so I wonder how the unmod'ed koji driver behaves.
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2009-05-12 04:40:23 EDT
I am sorry, but I would call this a problem not-perfectly upgraded system ... new KMS world is quite sensitive to have all pieces expected to work together. Please, either downgrade to real F10 or upgrade to real F11 and try to reproduce the bug, but we cannot deal with this hybrid. Sorry, that's just a price of rpmbuild on Xorg stuff.

Thanks a lot for filing a bug.
Comment 2 Hin-Tak Leung 2009-05-12 10:21:29 EDT
fair enough - I'll retest when I upgrade to f11 properly in a few weeks - only the X server doesn't install direct; I have f11's mesa-* also.

(I am a little afraid of gcc 4.4, though not have any problem just install some f11/rawhide/koji bits direct, or rpmbuild --rebuild bits if dependencies don't work).
Comment 3 Hin-Tak Leung 2009-05-12 10:24:38 EDT
OTOH, it should be relatively simple for somebody with a proper f10 or f11 system and the right hardware to see if the bug is there - it is just launching firefox in a specific way and visit a few specific urls.
Comment 4 Adam Jackson 2009-05-15 16:52:08 EDT
Which radeon does this happen with?  I'm not able to reproduce this on a mobility hd3400.
Comment 5 Hin-Tak Leung 2009-05-15 17:20:37 EDT
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS690M [Radeon X1200 Series]

It is in a Toshiba laptop.
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 11:30:31 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 7 Matěj Cepl 2009-11-05 13:28:53 EST
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command

yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'

Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12 Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ . By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .

Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.

If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.

[This is a bulk message for all open Fedora Rawhide Xorg-related bugs. I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper attention.]
Comment 8 Hin-Tak Leung 2009-11-22 13:17:45 EST
problem no longer happens with f12.
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