xf86-video-ati and Radeon HD 7600M Series

thilo at cestona.ro thilo at cestona.ro
Thu Nov 29 02:55:20 PST 2012

Am 29.11.2012 11:21, schrieb Michel Dänzer:
> 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?

Of course. But it wasn't installed by default and mesa-utils package is 
version 8.0.1+git20110129+d8f7d6b-0ubuntu2.

So, I'll try mesa from git.

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Usage: glxinfo [-v] [-t] [-h] [-i] [-b] [-s] ][-display <dname>]
	-v: Print visuals info in verbose form.
	-t: Print verbose table.
	-display <dname>: Print GLX visuals on specified server.
	-h: This information.
	-i: Force an indirect rendering context.
	-b: Find the 'best' visual and print its number.
	-l: Print interesting OpenGL limits.
	-s: Print a single extension per line.

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