xf86-video-ati and Radeon HD 7600M Series

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Thu Nov 29 02:21:36 PST 2012

On Don, 2012-11-29 at 08:55 +0100, thilo at cestona.ro wrote: 
> >> Is there any test for 3D which you would prefer rather than a wine
> >> application.
> >>
> >> Anyway the glitches in the video occur, not that intensive like in 
> >> the
> >> video but min. 5% of it, in 2D too.
> >
> > If that's using Unity, that uses 3D as well (so serves as another 
> > test).
> > Maybe you can try a different desktop environment, e.g. Unity 2D, to 
> > see
> > if 2D is still affected then.
> Upps :). I need to correct my statements, all "2D" was with Unity, so 
> actuall 3D.
> When I just start X from console and open a xterm and some other 
> Windows, I couldn't reproduce any of the issues I've seen in Unity.
> In Gnome Classic without effects, I couldn't reproduce it too.

So it seems to be 'just' a Mesa problem. Might be worth trying current
mesa Git.

Can you also provide the output of glxinfo?

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

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