F16 Alpha ATI Radeon issues?

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 13:31:01 UTC 2011

On 08/10/2011 11:00 AM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> In an F16 Alpha install done via an upgrade from F15 final, I get various
> rendering issues in GNOME Shell, such as
>    http://mschwendt.fedorapeople.org/tmp/screenshot-f16-alpha-damage1.png
> Not always, but at random times. Also:
>   - perceived lag (compared with F15)
>   - areas of the screen not getting refreshed in time, staying blank
>     until I touch the window or move a GTK slider,
>     e.g. individual mailbox subject lines in Claws Mail summary view
>   - once, a few large black rectangular areas have appeared around an
>     xterm window when moving it above a pair of Emacs and Firefox
>   - lines of output in gnome-terminal and/or xterm don't appear and
>     are displayed only when moving the window or hitting Enter once more
> Is anyone aware of such issues? Is it likely to be a driver issue or
> specific to the GNOME Shell? (dunno whether trying out a different WM would
> be a sufficient test)
> http://bugz.fedoraproject.org/xorg-x11-drv-ati
> lists 177 tickets. Where can I find a guide on how to report
> "the right stuff"?

Seeing issue here as well M880G [Mobility Radeon HD 4200]  Not sure thou 
if it's X driver to blame or Gnome-Shell
Oh and the fan is constantly on


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