screen corruption when drawing buffers to screen

Bug #1073198 reported by karl anliot
This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
fglrx-installer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

in 12.10 i notice screen corruption when using several applications: xaos and gpicview
with older fglrx drivers this problem does not exist.

looks like a hardware draw from a buffer is reading from bad locations in memory.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: fglrx 2:9.000-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu6
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Oct 30 11:09:38 2012
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-09-06 (53 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120905.1)
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: fglrx-installer
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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karl anliot (kanliot) wrote :
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in fglrx-installer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Journeyman (jman-f) wrote :

The graphic corruption disappears at lower zoom ratios.

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