Subject: Re: Mozilla leaving colour blotches [still]
To: Greywolf <email@example.com>
From: Scott Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/18/2003 21:30:47
On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 02:30:45PM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> Thus spake Aymeric Vincent ("AV> ") sometime Today...
> AV> Along the same line, did you try to disable hardware acceleration in
> AV> the X server? Do the same patterns show up if you run the same mozilla
> AV> from another machine through an exported display, or conversely
> AV> another remote mozilla displaying on that machine?
> 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?)...
I saw what I believe to be identical behavior on my I-Opener (Trident
CyberStorm or some such graphics controller), and it would manifest itself
when using either Netscape 4.7 or Opera. What fixed it for me was disabling
"ShadowFB" in the X server.
I'd recommend focusing your debugging on the X server, as suggested by others
here, but maybe also see if you can get any other apps to show the same
symptoms (specifically, try Netscape and Opera under Linux emul).
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