Bug#878170: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Fails to match video to vsync

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Wed Oct 11 15:19:57 UTC 2017

On 11/10/17 10:58 AM, Anton Ivanov wrote:
> It tears in full screen with and without compositing in xfce

Tearing is expected while compositing is in effect, because xfwm4 4.12's
compositor cannot avoid tearing.

So the question is why there's tearing even without compositing. Can you
provide the terminal output of e.g. mplayer when there is tearing in

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