Weird corruption with Xephyr

Aaron Plattner aplattner at
Thu Dec 11 15:07:25 PST 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 07:50:41AM -0800, Yan Seiner wrote:
> I'm seeing this rather weird corruption with Xephyr.  The system is 
> running Debian Lenny  with a custom kernel.  I am running 
> Xephyr 1.5.3.  I've captured an image of this here:
> <>
> This happens after some time - can be minutes, hours or days.  The 
> screen just flickers and then wraps right a lot and down very slightly.  
> You can see it in the poor quality image above (sorry for the poor 
> quality image.  That was shot with a handheld video camera).  This has 
> happened on 2 of the 3 Xephyr servers so far.

This actually does sound like a bug in the driver to me.  Please run after reproducing the problem and send the resulting
nvidia-bug-report.log file to linux-bugs at

-- Aaron

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