Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 831484
xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.19.0-3 introduces bad screen flickering while running some games
Last modified: 2013-02-13 03:23:39 EST
Created attachment 591358 [details]
/var/log/Xorg.0.log(.old) for comparison
Description of problem:
running games such as glaxium or nexuiz under xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.19.0-3 results in wild flickering of the screen on the close order of 100 times per 10-12 seconds. highly visually disturbing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
used yum downgrade to back up to previous release (xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.16.0-2) and problem goes away
will attach xorg.0.log(.old) for comparison purposes (.old has 2.19 driver, other has 2.16 driver) and smolt profile
Created attachment 591359 [details]
Created attachment 591360 [details]
smolt profile for additional info. let me know if anything else is required.
Same problem here on two machines. Since the update of xorg-x11-drv-intel the machine becomes unusable after xscreensaver kicked in (cinnamon sessions here). After downgrading xorg-x11-drv-intel via yum the system seems stable again
(smolt uuid: 5b8b26fb-f7c1-4a20-a773-24946944ac4c)
Confirmed here. extreme penguin racing and open arena flicker. supertuxcarts doesn't flicker.
flicker goes away when not run in fullscreen mode.
running xfce here and compositing on/off makes no difference.
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