radeon 9200M troubles

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Sun Sep 4 14:50:21 PDT 2005

On Sun, 2005-09-04 at 23:36 +0200, Tommaso Massimi wrote:
> Hi all
> up to some days ago I was an happy Xorg (6.8.2) user 
> with Mandriva installed on my laptop.
> On September 1 I made an alignment to the latest cooker release,
> i.e. I Installed XOrg X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release,
> and my laptop began about unusable.
> Reinstalling Xorg 6.8.2 all the problems went away,
> so I'm writing this mail to inform you on what is happening
> on my laptop.
> Problem 1), already mailed here
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/pipermail/xorg/2005-June/008312.html


> Problem 2), already mailed here
> http://mailman.lug.org.uk/pipermail/scottish/2004-July/001952.html


> Problem 3), maybe the wrongest one:
> the menu items (and some other writed lines) were painted on the screen and
> deleted after a few milliseconds; 
> this happens both on KDE and icewm.
> By enabling this KDE setting I can have a readable menu:
> application "kcontrol",
> "look and feel"-> "fonts", check "Use antialias for font", 
> click on button "configure", then enable "Use sub-pixel hinting".

Does either of the following (or any combination thereof) make any
difference for any of these problems?

      * Depth 24 instead of 16
      * Option "RenderAccel" "off"
      * Option "ColorTiling" "off"

> Please let me know if I can help in some way or if I should file
> some bugs in http://bugs.freedesktop.org/

That would indeed usually be the expected way to report problems.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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