Why no activity on this (nasty X segfault) bug?
arequipeno at gmail.com
Tue May 3 07:11:35 PDT 2011
Actually, I did try to cc Keith et al, but I think that Thunderbird may have
been confused by the combination of NNTP (Gmane) and SMTP.
On May 2, 2011 1:20 PM, "Simon Thum" <simon.thum at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> you seem not to be used to mailing lists. You should cc all the people
> you want to read this mail, i.e. normally everyone already in to or cc
> . People read their email, but not the list archive. I did that as I
> was interested in the progress on this issue.
> I'm just stepping in since I'm affected as well and seemingly there
> isn't much missing except for keith to take note of the results you
> posted, which should be much more likely now.
> @Keith: Please see below.
>  If you bcc'ed people, please just ignore this.
> On 04/27/2011 11:36 PM, Ian Pilcher wrote:
>> On 04/27/2011 10:12 AM, Ian Pilcher wrote:
>>> On 04/27/2011 10:00 AM, Mario Kleiner wrote:
>>>> Original thread was this, between Michel and Keith:
>>>> The refined patch of Keith that needs testing:
>> OK, I have rebuilt the latest Fedora 15 xorg-x11-server SRPM with
>> Michel's "always regenerate front buffer information when asked for it"
>> patch from 25 March and Keith's "invalidate DRI2 buffers for all windows
>> with the same pixmap on swap" patch from 6 April.
>> Tested on my current system with Intel Core i7 2600 (HD 2000) graphics
>> and my old system with an ATI X1650 PRO adapter. On both systems, the
>> two patches eliminate problems with corruption of the KDE screensaver
>> unlock dialog (seen when KWin compositing and an OpenGL screensaver are
>> The problems that were foreshadowed by the dialog corruption were also
>> eliminated -- X segfault on the Intel system and a nasty "flickering"
>> effect that made X unusable on the ATI system.
>> If there is anything else that you'd like me to test before applying
>> these patches, please let me know.
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