Screen corruption glitches on HP Envy 15

Bug #463959 reported by irwjager on 2009-10-30
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Nominated for Karmic by trosen
Nominated for Lucid by trosen

Bug Description

Clean 9.10 64-bit install.

The screen gets corrupted when I;

* Resume from suspend
* Have the background greyed out (for example during the password input dialog)

The attached screenshot is actually garbled by the screenshot app itself; the screen itself looked absolutely fine at the time I took the screenshot! The funny thing is that the garbled screenshot shows exactly the sort of corruption I experience in the other cases (e.g. password input).

Resuming from suspend looks almost normal, except for any text (titlebars, menus, etc.) on the screen being garbled, much in the same blocky manner as the garbled screenshot.

I'd love to make a screenshot of the other cases, but since the screenshot app itself creates garbled output, I can't!

irwjager (jager49) wrote :
irwjager (jager49) wrote :
irwjager (jager49) wrote :
irwjager (jager49) wrote :
Ákos Maróy (akos-maroy) wrote :

I get similar issues, using Ubuntu 10.04 alpha...

Jeremy Foshee (jeremyfoshee) wrote :

Hi irwjager,

This bug was reported a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in it recently. We were wondering if this is still an issue? Can you try with the latest development release of Ubuntu? ISO CD images are available from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/ .

If it remains an issue, could you run the following command from a Terminal (Applications->Accessories->Terminal). It will automatically gather and attach updated debug information to this report.

apport-collect -p linux 463959

Also, if you could test the latest upstream kernel available that would be great. It will allow additional upstream developers to examine the issue. Refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds . Once you've tested the upstream kernel, please remove the 'needs-upstream-testing' tag. This can be done by clicking on the yellow pencil icon next to the tag located at the bottom of the bug description and deleting the 'needs-upstream-testing' text. Please let us know your results.

Thanks in advance.

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tags: added: needs-kernel-logs
tags: added: needs-upstream-testing
tags: added: kj-triage
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Jeremy Foshee (jeremyfoshee) wrote :

This bug report was marked as Incomplete and has not had any updated comments for quite some time. As a result this bug is being closed. Please reopen if this is still an issue in the current Ubuntu release http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download . Also, please be sure to provide any requested information that may have been missing. To reopen the bug, click on the current status under the Status column and change the status back to "New". Thanks.

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tags: added: kj-expired
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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