Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 679366
[NV1f] nForce2 IGP - flickering and unusable desktop
Last modified: 2012-08-07 11:32:07 EDT
Created attachment 480114 [details]
Description of problem:
Using Nightly compose http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/desktop/desktop-i386-20110221.00.iso. I get an unusable screen for desktop.
The screen flickers, there are horizontal stripes running across the screen, screen occasionally goes blank, screen is shifted to the left and wraps around, screen would sometimes corrupt, resolution selected is not the native resolution of the monitor. Mouse co-ordinates also seem offset, I have to click a little above a button to make it click.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot the live cd.
Smolt profile : http://www.smolts.org/show?uuid=pub_b6e0d311-cf83-4160-8931-951bf2788b1b
Xorg log attached.
Created attachment 480138 [details]
Do things improve if you add nouveau.tv_disable=1 to your kernel boot options? This is, assuming you don't actually have a TV connected?
Things that improved after adding nouveau.tv_disable=1
No more horizontal stripes.
Didn't notice any screen corruption.
Slightly less flickering.
Things that did not improve.
Flickering is less but still noticeable.
Screen occasionally goes blank and comes back.
Screen is offset to left and wraps around.
Mouse co-ordinates are offset.
Resolution selected is not the native resolution of the LCD either. I could not find system-config-display to change the resolution.
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