Radeon: random bits of pixmaps with XAA, fixed with EXA
Juliusz.Chroboczek at pps.jussieu.fr
Mon May 26 09:46:59 PDT 2008
Running Debian's xserver-xorg-video-ati version 1:6.8.0-1 on AMD64 on
a radeon 9600, I'm occasionally seeing random bits of pixmaps in
Firefox windows. This is fixed by setting
Option "AccelMethod" "EXA"
in my config file. (Thanks to Julien for suggesting that.)
I understand that nobody is much interested in fixing XAA, which is
why I'm not providing any further details.
I'm wondering if the time hasn't come to make EXA the default...
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