screen corrupt with xserver-xorg-video-sis Sis 760 video, affects Intrepid beta

Bug #161029 reported by lkfken on 2007-11-08
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #65573: Screen Refresh issues with SiS 760. Edit Remove
This bug affects 1 person
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xserver-xorg-video-sis (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

After install the ubuntu 7.10 to Intrepid from the live CD
1) I immediately notice there are problems with the screen if I move the windows around.
2) If continue, the system will halt. Keyboard and mouse are not responding.

This bug effects Intrepid Ibex, and has effected Ubuntu since pre-feisty, please fix this issue since sis760 video is used from a wide variety of Compaq Computers

lkfken (lkfken) wrote :
lkfken (lkfken) wrote :
lkfken (lkfken) wrote :
lkfken (lkfken) wrote :
lkfken (lkfken) wrote :
lkfken (lkfken) wrote :

Just did some testings.

I installed 2 different versions of ubuntu to the same system -- 6.06 and 7.04
and 7.10 kubuntu.

Only 6.06 did not shown the symptoms.

Both 7.04 and 7.10 kubuntu have the same problem.

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This bug did not have a package associated with it, which is important for ensuring that it gets looked at by the proper developers. You can learn more about finding the right package at . I have classified this bug as a bug in xorg.

Changed in xorg:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Kyle M Weller (kylew) wrote :

This issue still exists for Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex BETA latest updates

description: updated
newborn (newborn) wrote :

Hi! I have some symptoms that may come from the same problem.
I work with intrepid ibex on the Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo A 1640 (SIS 760 chipset) and sometimes i can't scroll normally (is it like a refreshing problem?) when i read text on gedit or when i use firefox.This is terribly boring and hard to use.
I also have another problem : there is always (on the left of the screen) many white and black lines appearing anormally.
I'd like to show you a screenshot but this (as the scroll bug) doesn't appear on it.
As I' m french, I tried to find a solution on the ubuntu-fr forum ( but nobody could help me.
I know that SIS chipsets are quite problematics but hope someone will resolve this.
I also must tell you something : - The battery of my motherboard is down.
                                                   - When i use a 7.10 live CD, there's absolutely no problem (i even could watch a movie)
I join some files and hope this will help fix the bug.

newborn (newborn) wrote :
newborn (newborn) wrote :
newborn (newborn) wrote :
newborn (newborn) wrote :

Tell me if my comment is useful and don't hesitate to tell me where to post if I didn't do it on the right place.Thanks

papukaija (papukaija) wrote :

This bug seems to be fixed in Karmic.

papukaija (papukaija) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. However, Intrepid is reaching EOL soon (April 2010) and Lucid's release is coming. Therefore, it's not probable that this bug wil be fixed in Intrepid. Feel free to reopen this bug if you have this problem in Karmic or higher by setting this bug's status to new.

Changed in xserver-xorg-video-sis (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
papukaija (papukaija) wrote :

In addition, this particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 65573, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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