[conroe] Display flicker sometimes

Bug #1887741 reported by cake
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xorg-server (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

It more likey flicker more if I watch someting in fullscreen or a certain image shown is and it starts to flicker a lot out of one where.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: xorg 1:7.7+19ubuntu7.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-101.102-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-101-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.15
Architecture: amd64
BootLog: Error: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/log/boot.log'
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: None
CurrentDesktop: LXDE
Date: Thu Jul 16 03:28:48 2020
DistUpgraded: 2020-06-09 01:37:47,812 DEBUG icon theme changed, re-reading
DistroCodename: bionic
DistroVariant: ubuntu
GraphicsCard:
 Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2e22] (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Dell 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [1028:0439]
   Subsystem: Dell 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [1028:0439]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-12-28 (200 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 16.04.3 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170801)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Inspiron 560
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-101-generic root=UUID=2c5b89f4-4126-404c-9d8f-3dea42f2847c ro quiet splash vt.handoff=1
SourcePackage: xorg
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2020-06-09 (37 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 02/26/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A02
dmi.board.name: 0K83V0
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A00
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: Not Specified
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA02:bd02/26/2010:svnDellInc.:pnInspiron560:pvr00:rvnDellInc.:rn0K83V0:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct3:cvrNotSpecified:
dmi.product.family: 0
dmi.product.name: Inspiron 560
dmi.product.version: 00
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
version.compiz: compiz N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.99-1ubuntu1~18.04.2
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 19.2.8-0ubuntu0~18.04.3
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 19.2.8-0ubuntu0~18.04.3
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4.4
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.10.5-1ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:18.0.1-1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.99.917+git20171229-1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.15-2

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cake (cake-chan-u) wrote :
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Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

I'm guessing by flicker you mean tearing, which is already covered by bug 1754284.

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cake (cake-chan-u) wrote :

When I mean by flickiering, I meant the display flashes on and off
There is no distortion graphically so I don't think tearing fits that description.

summary: - Display flicker sometimes
+ [conroe] Display flicker sometimes
affects: xorg (Ubuntu) → xorg-server (Ubuntu)
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Ubuntu Kernel Bot (ubuntu-kernel-bot) wrote : Status changed to Confirmed

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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