Bug#821763: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: LibreOffice Preferences UI font corruption on AMD A6-1450 APU/Radeon HD 8250

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Tue Apr 19 05:49:57 UTC 2016

On 19.04.2016 13:24, J Mo wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> Version: 1:7.7.0-1
> Severity: normal
> Example image:
> http://jmomo.net/files/snapshot_LibreOffice_fonts_broken-2.png
> Notice the blocks under "Menu" in the middle-right where letters should be in the UI.
> The hardware is a Zotac ZBox CA320 which has a AMD A6-1450 APU (Radeon HD 8250).

Looks like https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=63397 .

> I pulled the SSD from this system and ran it on other hardware with a different
> (NVidia) GPU and the artifacts went away.

Which drivers were used on the Nvidia GPU? If it wasn't the nouveau
kernel driver and the Xorg modesetting driver, it would be interesting
if you could try that combination to see if it happens with that as
well. That could narrow down where the bug is.

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

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