FC17alpha, evolution, ati card, kernel 3.3.0-rc6 and me going crazy...

Peter A loony at loonybin.org
Thu Mar 8 15:02:53 UTC 2012

On 03/08/2012 02:42 AM, Milan Crha wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-03-07 at 22:56 -0500, Peter A wrote:
>> The issue effects only Evolution it seems - all other software I tried
>> works fine (that's anything from firefox to libreoffice to gimp to
>> ancient stuff like xv from an rpm built in 99). My desktop is KDE with
>> OpenGL rendering but most effects turned off.
>> The issue results in the tree menu showing the mail boxes on the left
>> being shifted about 75px up. However, the cursor location (e.g.
>> highlighted folder when drag and drop) is what the screen should be. In
>> other words, I need to move the cursor about 75px further down to select
>> the correct folder. I wanted to talk to some friends about this so I
>> took a screenshot - and the screenshot shows up perfect.
>> (http://www.loonybin.org/evo1.jpg) However, if I do a screengrab of the
>> root window, the corruption is visible.
>> (http://www.loonybin.org/evo2.jpg). Both screenshots were taken less
>> than a second apart with import.
>> So who do you think the problem lies with?
> 	Hi,
> I've no idea on the issue itself, but I'm wondering whether you can
> reproduce this in gtk3-demo too. I'm asking, because the folder tree is
> a descendant of the standard GtkTreeView, with no extra drawing, thus,
> if it's not caused by something in evolution itself, which I doubt same
> as you do, then the issue should be reproducible with gtk3-demo too. The
> gtk3-demo executable is part of gtk3-devel. There is a tree view on its
> main page, same as three tree view demos. Maybe this is related to a
> fact that the table headers are hidden in evolution.
> 	Bye,
> 	Milan


gtk3-demo works fine from what I can tell, however I think you're going 
in the right direction: gedit shows random screen corruption (e.g. tabs 
not showing). So does evince (tree is offset like in evolution)... Seems 
like a lot of gnome apps somehow have issues.



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