3.7-rc2: corrupted image on Radeon HD 7800 after restarting X

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Mon Oct 29 03:40:49 PDT 2012

On Fre, 2012-10-26 at 19:15 +0000, Frederik Himpe wrote: 
> When I restart my display manager (GDM) from tty0, I get a corrupted 
> image where parts of the X display before I restarted GDM become visible 
> on both the newly started X server instance as on tty0. When moving the 
> mouse in X, the current (correct) image around the cursor is replaced by 
> the image which was shown before X was started.
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] 
> nee ATI PITCAIRN PRO [Radeon HD 7800 Series] [1002:6819] (prog-if 00 [VGA 
> controller])
> 	Subsystem: PC Partner Limited Device [174b:e218]
> 	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 48
> 	Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
> 	Memory at f7d00000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256K]
> 	I/O ports at e000 [size=256]
> 	Expansion ROM at f7d40000 [disabled] [size=128K]
> 	Capabilities: [48] Vendor Specific Information: Len=08 <?>
> 	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
> 	Capabilities: [58] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
> 	Capabilities: [a0] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
> 	Capabilities: [100] Vendor Specific Information: ID=0001 Rev=1 
> Len=010 <?>
> 	Capabilities: [150] Advanced Error Reporting
> 	Capabilities: [270] #19
> 	Capabilities: [2b0] Address Translation Service (ATS)
> 	Capabilities: [2c0] #13
> 	Capabilities: [2d0] #1b
> 	Kernel driver in use: radeon
> dmesg, .config, lspci and a picture showing a tty0 with parts of the 
> image corrupted by the image of the GDM screen before it was restarted, 
> can be found at http://artipc10.vub.ac.be/~frederik/linux-3.7-rc2/

Please also provide the Xorg.0.log file from after you restarted gdm.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                   http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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