Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 572772
Intel graphics driver leaves artefacts and doesn't refresh with F-13 on Dell Inspiron 6400
Last modified: 2010-05-18 09:10:58 EDT
Description of problem:
With compiz enabled, Intel driver is leaving artefacts on the screen. Also, windows do not get refreshed until they get scrolled or similar. This is with F-13 alpha with updates up until 11 Mar 2010.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot F-13 alpha.
2. Switch to compiz.
3. Open Gnome terminal. Observe artefacts when typing in commands. Oopen FF. Observe that new pages are occasionally not refreshed when loaded, until some scrolling is applied.
Artefacts on screen. Problems with refresh.
This works fine in F-12 without KMS (I'm not using KMS with F-12 due to hibernate/thaw problems). With F-13, no KMS is not an option, so I cannot see if that would help.
Can we get an Xorg.0.log? Thanks. Can you confirm it's OK with compiz disabled?
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Created attachment 399776 [details]
X log (this particular one resulted in a crash upon resume, but still show hw etc.)
I'll check without compiz. When I initially installed, I haven't noticed any artefacts, but I didn't check in detail.
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 570517 ***
This does not seem as bug 570517 at all. There is no mention of corruption (or screen freeze) in Xorg.0.log, however the symptoms are there. (no screen refresh)
The bug probably is not a duplicate of bug 570517 - the behaviour is different - screen is simply corrupted because of lack of proper refresh. Hibernation / resume results in crash (I think it is GPU - driver - KMS combo regression).
Without compiz (with metacity) the screen for 2d apps seems to refresh fine.
(In reply to comment #7)
> The bug probably is not a duplicate of bug 570517 - the behaviour is different
> - screen is simply corrupted because of lack of proper refresh. Hibernation /
> resume results in crash (I think it is GPU - driver - KMS combo regression).
> Without compiz (with metacity) the screen for 2d apps seems to refresh fine.
The error message is the same, and both happen when switching to 3D mode (either through Desktop Effects, or by using compiz).
Given the amount of open bugs we have against this component and given this bug doesn't seem to bring anything new to the table, so I am keeping it closed. I am very open to be persuaded otherwise.
Don't particularly care which bugs stay open or closed. One thing is for sure - the state of the Intel driver is pretty sad.
(In reply to comment #9)
> Don't particularly care which bugs stay open or closed. One thing is for sure -
> the state of the Intel driver is pretty sad.
Unfortunately, I have to agree with you.
Just note that I'm getting the same behavior on intel 4500MHD on thinkpad r500. So it's a somewhat common bug. With desktop effects disabled everything works fine.
I have the same problem... my videocard is an Intel 945GM, and I'm running Fedora 13 Beta, with all the updates... it's seems that is a problem of refresh...
This doesn't happens in Fedora 12...
Having the same issues on a 4500MHD. Objects on screen don't update correctly. Works fine in Ubuntu 10.04
Actually, I can no longer reproduce this on 4500MHD. I can't say for how long it was fixed since I haven't tried compiz in almost a month.
I'm using latest F-13 updates-testing as of today( May 14, xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.11.0-4.fc13.x86_64 ).
It seems that the bug is away with my configuration. F-13 is updated, driver
auch bug 570517 disappeared (suspend resume works as expected).
42.354] (--) PCI:*(0:0:2:0) 8086:27ae:1462:0110 Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller rev 3, Mem @ 0xdfe80000/524288, 0xc0000000/268435456, 0xdff00000/262144, I/O @ 0x0000d0f0/8, BIOS @ 0x????????/131072
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X.Org X Server 1.8.0
Release Date: 2010-04-02
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