Bug#682099: xserver-xorg-video-ati: EXAPixmaps=On screen tearing at high resolution under certain configurations

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Thu Aug 2 03:31:55 PDT 2012

On Son, 2012-07-22 at 13:20 +1000, James Robertson wrote:
> On 21 July 2012 03:45, Michel Dänzer <daenzer at debian.org> wrote:
> >
> > Can you elaborate on what exactly 'tearing and corruption' means?
> I have created a brief video to show the tearing.  It occurs when
> basically any input occurs such as typing, moving the mouse and as per
> the video moving windows.
> https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B2vLcjUrgXL-aUdWekU0dE9qbHM

Thanks. That's not what we generally call 'tearing' but looks like some
kind of intermittent display corruption. 

Unfortunately, I don't have any ideas offhand what could cause that.

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

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