Bug#489312: Flickering and blackouts in DVI

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 23:42:08 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 6:40 PM, Bjorn Stenberg <bjorn at haxx.se> wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati
> Version: 1:6.9.0-1
> Severity: important
> The new ati driver gives me flickers (horizontal bands of the screen, approx 50px high, temporarily displayed in the wrong vertical location) as well as blackouts (display goes completely black for 2-3 seconds, dropped sync?).
> The problems are related to display activity. Moving windows causes blackout very quickly (under a second), while if sitting idle the screen stays alive for 10-30 seconds.
> Reverting back to 1:6.8.0-1 makes these problems go away.

Does it still happen with the 6.8.191 rc?


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