Comment 9 for bug 745608


I don't know if you received this feedback on the bug from Zhmak (it
was emailed only to me) so I am forwarding it to you.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Zhmak <email address hidden>
Date: Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 2:50 AM
Subject: [Bug 745608] Re: font corruption on Intel GMA900
To: <email address hidden>

Yes, I still seeing this bug.

Couple hours ago I did upgrade packages to up-to-date versions and
rebooted system. Then I saw in unlock screen two different glyphs are
stroked (picture attached to post).

How can I install newest kernel or experimental driver?

My current kernel is:
$ uname -a
Linux eee-900 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50 UTC
2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Version of xserver-xorg-video-intel is 2:2.14.0-4ubuntu7

** Attachment added: "stroked letters i unlock screen dialog"

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 font corruption on Intel GMA900

Status in “xserver-xorg-video-intel” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
 Binary package hint: xserver-xorg-video-intel

 Sometimes getting incomplete drawing of same glyphs of one font on
 whole screen.

 At screenshot you can see "e" drawn incomplete (both english and
 cyrillic too).

 That bug happening frequently and spontaneous on my Asus EEEPC 900.

 ProblemType: Bug
 DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
 Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.14.0-4ubuntu4
 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.39-generic 2.6.38
 Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic i686
 Architecture: i386
 CompizPlugins: No value set for
 CompositorRunning: compiz
  status: connected
  enabled: enabled
  dpms: On
  modes: 1024x600
  status: disconnected
  enabled: disabled
  dpms: Off
 Date: Wed Mar 30 14:44:17 2011
 DistUpgraded: Fresh install
 DistroCodename: natty
 DistroVariant: ubuntu
  Intel Corporation Mobile 915GM/GMS/910GML Express Graphics
Controller [8086:2592] (rev 04) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
    Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d9]
    Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82d9]
 InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha i386 (20110321)
 MachineType: ASUSTeK Computer INC. 900
 ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-7-generic
root=UUID=75374be3-dac3-432a-946e-99728dd11078 ro quiet splash
 Renderer: Unknown
 SourcePackage: xserver-xorg-video-intel
 UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 03/03/2009
 dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
 dmi.bios.version: 1006
 dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M. 900
 dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
 dmi.board.version: x.xx
 dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 0x00000000
 dmi.chassis.type: 10
 dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTek Computer INC.
 dmi.chassis.version: x.x
 dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr1006:bd03/03/2009:svnASUSTeKComputerINC.:pn900:pvr0704:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rn900:rvrx.xx:cvnASUSTekComputerINC.:ct10:cvrx.x: 900
 dmi.product.version: 0704
 dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
 version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.4git20110322-0ubuntu5
 version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.23-1ubuntu5
 version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.10.1-0ubuntu3
 version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.6~3ubuntu11
 version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.14.0-0ubuntu4
 version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.14.0-4ubuntu4
 version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau

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