Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 675021
[RV200] all windows black if more than one window on GNOME3 Desktop
Last modified: 2018-04-11 11:21:01 EDT
Description of problem: Under the GNOME3 TestDay http://adamwill.fedorapeople.org/gnome3_test_day_20110203/gnome3_test_20110203_i686.iso, one window works fine. But if there are two or more windows, then each window displays as all-black, which is not usable. Sometimes clicking in the top-of-screen title bar will restore one window, but it is random and often reverts to black.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot gnome3_test_20110203_i686.iso
2. invoke Firefox and Terminal
Actual results: both windows are completely black
Expected results: both windows display contents
Additional info: smolt afcacf5a-f5b9-41e1-b9a5-d463b8d0061a
(4098:20823:5963:29025) pci, radeon, VIDEO, Radeon RV200 QW [Radeon 7500 LE]
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 add drm.debug=0x04 to the kernel command line, restart computer, and attach
* your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if available),
* X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log)
* output of the dmesg command, and
* system log (/var/log/messages)
to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link above.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 477038 [details]
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output from dmesg
There is no /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
"Single window is OK" yes, but the status bar at the top of the whole screen isn't right. Sometimes the text "Activities" is black-on-black, but clicking there gets the "Windows -- Apps" display. Sometimes the left edge of the 'A' has leading white tails (2 to 4 pixels) on every other scan line. Sometimes that text is drawn in 2x2 or 4x4 blocks as if low-res JPEG. The translucent tool tips can be rather dim at times.
I don't think we'll be supporting gnome-shell on r100 gpus, the gnome-shell guys should get to writing the fallback code eventually.
Blocks F15GNOMEfail because of text distortion in global menu bar (Comment #5).
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