[LAD] (Somewhat OT) Advice needed on distro choice

Ray Rashif schivmeister at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 14:51:48 UTC 2009

2009/10/13 Ray Rashif <schivmeister at gmail.com>

> 2009/10/13 Fons Adriaensen <fons at kokkinizita.net>
>> There's only only problem I've not been able to fix:
>> when using apps that frequently update pixmaps or
>> send Ximages, the mouse pointer gets corrupted with
>> that data. It happens with Ardour, jkmeter, japa,
>> and others. No idea where to start... Driver is
>> the 'ati' module, probably it needs some parameters.
> Is this xf86-video-ati? What card is this? In case you missed it:
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ATI#There_are_2_different_open-source_ATI_drivers.2C_xf86-video-ati_and_xf86-video-radeonhd
> .
> Sounds like a bug to me..especially since KMS is enabled by default.
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ATI#AMD.2FAti_cards_and_KernelModeSetting_.28KMS.29
Oh yeah and always troubleshoot with hotplugging enabled first, i.e no xorg
config and yes hal.
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