[Mageia-discuss] Glitch with nvidia FX 5500 card driver

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Thu Jan 19 11:51:06 CET 2012

Am 19.01.2012 09:55, schrieb Luca Olivetti:
> Al 19/01/2012 3:43, En/na TJ ha escrit:
>> After that, I tried turning off the desktop effects, but that was even
>> worse in its own way because while the menu scrambling wasn't as
>> prominent, when I went to shut things down the background went away and
>> something from out of an old cache was displayed.
> Something similar is happening here, when the shutdown menu shows, the
> background is "scrambled" (colored noise), but it's a completely different
> card (an acer aspire 722 with a radeon hd6250) with a completely different
> driver (catalyst driver downloaded from amd, the one from the repositories
> didn't work).
> I didn't touch desktop effects at all, so I cannot say if they are enabled or
> not.
> Maybe the root cause of the problem is similar.
nonfree radeon-firmware package is installed, and either the initrds have been
regenerated since (via "bootloader-config --action rebuild-initrds" as root)
or you've done a kernel update since?

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