Subject: Re: Bus errors on -current with certain X11 apps
To: Michael-John Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 12/28/2006 15:59:47
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On Dec 28, 2006, at 15:48, Michael-John Turner wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 03:39:38PM -0500, Michael Lorenz wrote:
>> Hmm, interesting. The corruption - at least in my case - appeared when
>> scrolling or redrawing areas with lots of anti-aliased text.
> Ah, OK - the only app I've used with anti-aliased text I've used is
> (running remotely on an OpenSolaris system). Once I have my system
> stably, I'll try xterm with TrueType fonts, konqueror, etc.
Anything using gtk2 with list views should catch it sooner or later. In
KDE it seems a bit more rare but still happens.
>> What kind of glitches?
> I sometimes saw "dirt" on the display when scrolling in xterm or
> moving the
Hmm, 'dirt' as in artifacts? Noise? Random short horizontal lines?
The mouse cursor is a sprite so it would be very odd if it left any
traces in vram.
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