Radeon Driver + KDE 4 Kwin effects = Artifacts

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Fri Apr 25 00:58:33 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 17:23 -0400, James Spencer wrote:
> I'm forwarding this along from the KDE Bugzilla...
> Basically all version of the radeon driver shipped in the KDE 4 era have left 
> artifacts on the screen when using effects.
> The relevant kde bug number is: 155214
> And the URL with further info is here: 
> http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=155214
> I just thought I'd pass this along as there's a decent chance the bug is on 
> your end.

Actually, as it only seems to happen with OpenGL, it's more likely a
Mesa driver issue. Also, while I've seen this as well, there's no such
problem with compiz. It would be interesting to know what kwin does

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

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