Bug#399654: Monitor flickers

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Wed Nov 22 01:33:08 PST 2006

tags 399654 upstream
forwarded 399654 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2859

On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 22:50 -0500, Wakko Warner wrote: 
> I have an ATI Radeon 9200 with DVI and VGA outputs.  Connected to the DVI, I
> have a Samsung SyncMaster 204T.
> When xterms scroll rapidly I notice flickering.  In a browser, sometimes
> changing tabs causes it to blank out noticably (duration say .5 seconds).
> Running gears from xscreensaver-gl with -delay 0 causes the monitor to blank
> entirely.  Moving some windows around (depends on content) will cause
> flickers or jitters.

See the upstream bug report referenced above.

> Here's my device section from /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> Section "Device"
>         Identifier      "Generic Video Card"
>         Driver          "radeon"
>         Option          "AGPMode" "6"
>         Option          "DisplayPriority" "BIOS"
> EndSection


	Option	"DisplayPriority" "HIGH"

doesn't help, a reduced blanking mode might.

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