Bug#572001: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Display corruption with kernel 2.6.33

Dietz Pröpper dietz at rotfl.franken.de
Thu Jun 10 10:45:29 PDT 2010

> On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 12:29:23AM +0200, Dietz Pröpper wrote:
> > Tried 2.6.34-rc3 for an hour or so yesterday and could no longer
> > reproduce it. Esp. a running glxgears which triggered the behaviour
> > within seconds runs fine now.
> > 
> > As soon as 2.3.34 gets released I will try again but it looks
> > promising.
> I was able to work normally under 2.6.34-rc4.  However I tried to watch
> a movie through the GL driver of mplayer and the screen decayed shortly
> after again.

The problem happens also under 2.6.34, every two to three days. Did not 
test mplayer/gl driver.

But I found http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26358
which looks very similar to the problems I experience. Currently trying 
with new_pll=0 and it looks promising (ok, problems that occur ever two and 
some days are hard to test, but I could not reproduce now for around four 

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