Something is strange since xorg-server 1.6.1

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Aug 27 05:36:35 PDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-08-26 at 11:20 -0700, Simonas Snarskas wrote: 
> 2009/8/26, Simonas Snarskas <obuolis1 at>:
> > Good evening,
> > I have had a problem with xorg-server 1.5, when i browsed web and
> > flash the scrolling becames very laggy. For example, open youtube
> > clip, and scroll down with mousewheel, i will see big lag with
> > scrolling. No matter what flash version or browser im using, the
> > problem persisted. But, when i upgraded to xorg-server 1.6.0 that
> > problem gone! I was so happy and thankful to you. Now, when i upgraded
> > to 1.6.1 i started to see this problem again. It looks like that
> > problem is back from xorg-server 1.5.

Hmm, that's with stock 1.6.0 and 1.6.1, no distribution patches? If so,
that's weird on the one hand, as I don't see any obviously relevant
changes between them. But on the other hand this should make it rather
easy to isolate the offending change in Git.

> > Also i experienced new problem, when i try to switch from compiz to
> > metacity or vice versa my xserver crashes and i go back to login
> > screen. 1.6.2 and 1.6.3 didnt fix these issues.

This should be fixed in

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |      
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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