Bug 59432 - Errata update causes segfaults with antialiasing on NVidia cards
Errata update causes segfaults with antialiasing on NVidia cards
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-02-07 15:16 EST by Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-02-08 18:01:40 EST
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Description Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-02-07 15:16:02 EST
Description of Problem: 
SSIA - we've seen some weird crashes in 7.2 errata-updated systems that instantly go away 
when using a sane chipset or turning off antialiasing in KDE. 
Xrender should probably be disabled on broken chipsets.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-02-08 18:01:33 EST
What are the broken chipsets?  All Nvidia cards?  I don't really
want to disable a feature on an entire driver, if it only affects
one card, or I'll hear about it from all of the Nvidiots that it
does work ok for.  Also, it is possible any Xrender bug could be
fixed in 4.2.0 now.  Could you check 4.2.0 out to see if it is
working there?  I don't have any Nvidia hardware.

Thanks Bero
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2002-03-12 15:30:43 EST
Nvidia bugs with AA fonts causing server crashes confirmed fixed
in XFree86 4.2.0.

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