Bug#529178: xserver-xorg-video-ati: Suffering from this bug + Possible mitigation

Pablo Oliveira pablo at sifflez.org
Mon Apr 8 01:25:59 PDT 2013

Dear Alex,

>> > On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 3:34 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> [...]
>> >> Does a newer kernel help?  3.2 is pretty old.  There were
>> >> a number of display related fixes that went into 3.7 for example.

Before trying with 3.7, to have a conclusive report, I tried to
reproduce on 3.2.
Sadly, I'm unable to reproduce the bug anymore on 3.2 kernel.

Last week, when I first reported on this bug ticket, the flickering
persisted both after a X server restart and a system restart. Only
when I performed a dpms cycle did it went away. Nevertheless, today
I'm unable to reproduce the flickering.

I have not installed or updated x-server packages since last week and
have not changed my video configuration, so I have no specific idea
about why I cannot reproduce anymore.

If in the future, I get the bug back, I will report here.



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