Subject: Re: Mozilla leaving colour blotches [still]
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2003 09:53:31
On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 02:30:45PM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> I have an NVidiot derivate
> card for which there is no HW acceleration
> in source form in X, and I don't have the appropriate module. Not that
> it would work anyway (or does it, now?)...
Which card? There is support for a range of 2-d stuff, no 3-d.
> AV> I would rather bet on an X server problem.
> That would be unusual since the X server hasn't changed, but I've rebuilt
> Mozilla twice. This appeared after the FIRST rebuild (when the version
> appears to have changed).
Are you using XFT fonts?
My guess at an explanation consistent with this is a bug in the
Xrender extension of the server, now being exercised by newer
As a simple start, have you tried re-running fc-cache -fv?
A good way to isolate this is, as has been pointed out, to try
different combinations of remote display.