Bug 596450 - in menus no text and no buttons is visible
Summary: in menus no text and no buttons is visible
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nouveau
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ben Skeggs
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-26 18:55 UTC by Tobias Jochmann
Modified: 2018-04-11 08:04 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2011-06-27 16:43:51 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
xorg.log (99.68 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-26 18:55 UTC, Tobias Jochmann
no flags Details
screenshot 1 - login screen (38.82 KB, image/jpeg)
2010-05-26 18:57 UTC, Tobias Jochmann
no flags Details
screenshot 2 - menus (37.69 KB, image/jpeg)
2010-05-26 18:57 UTC, Tobias Jochmann
no flags Details
dmesg (45.01 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-27 18:18 UTC, Tobias Jochmann
no flags Details

Description Tobias Jochmann 2010-05-26 18:55:37 UTC
Created attachment 416979 [details]

Description of problem: Text and buttons are not visible

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: simply start F13

Actual results: no menus and buttons visible, see the screenshots and you know what i mean

Expected results: menus and text should be displayed

Additional info: This happens only when i directly start F13 with the nouveau driver (coldboot). If i first start F12 with the nvidia binary driver restart my machine and start then F13 the menus and buttons are visible and everything is fine. 
The screenshots were made while i used a F13 beta. But the problem still persists in F13.

Comment 1 Tobias Jochmann 2010-05-26 18:57:04 UTC
Created attachment 416980 [details]
screenshot 1 - login screen

Comment 2 Tobias Jochmann 2010-05-26 18:57:36 UTC
Created attachment 416981 [details]
screenshot 2 - menus

Comment 3 Tobias Jochmann 2010-05-26 18:59:11 UTC
This is my graphic card
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 8200 (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
        Subsystem: nVidia Corporation Device cb84

Comment 4 Ben Skeggs 2010-05-26 23:10:43 UTC
Can I see your dmesg output too please.

Comment 5 Tobias Jochmann 2010-05-27 18:18:39 UTC
Created attachment 417336 [details]

Comment 6 Matěj Cepl 2010-06-01 17:36:46 UTC
One more suggestion. Could you please try whether  GDK_NATIVE_WINDOWS environmental variable makes a difference. So, if you run


(confirming that gedit is broken)

and then run


and suddenly it works, let us know. It might theoretically be gtk bug after all.

Thank you

Comment 7 Tobias Jochmann 2010-06-01 18:48:07 UTC
I tried it.


looks exactly the same as


Comment 8 Tobias Jochmann 2010-07-17 17:29:50 UTC
I found out that i don´t have this problem when is set nouveau.noaccel=1 on kernel command line

Comment 9 Tobias Jochmann 2010-09-05 15:14:06 UTC
This issue still exists with kernel and xorg-x11-drv-nouveau-0.0.16-8.20100423git13c1043.fc13.i686

Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 13:23:05 UTC
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Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 16:43:51 UTC
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