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[Bug 442256] [NEW] compiz does not start up "Software rasterizer detected, abortingaborting and using fallback: /usr/bin/metacity"


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: compiz

compiz was working fine yesterday, won't start up at all today, just
falls back to metacity

% compiz --replace                                                                                                            ~ 
Checking for Xgl: not present. 
xset q doesn't reveal the location of the log file. Using fallback /var/log/Xorg.0.log 
Detected PCI ID for VGA: 
Checking for texture_from_pixmap: not present. 
Trying again with indirect rendering:
Checking for texture_from_pixmap: present. 
Checking for non power of two support: present. 
Checking for Composite extension: present. 
Checking screen 1Comparing resolution (3360x1050) to maximum 3D texture size (4096): Passed.
Checking for Software Rasterizer: present. 
Software rasterizer detected, abortingaborting and using fallback: /usr/bin/metacity

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: [core,move,resize,place,decoration,animation,ccp,mousepoll,extrawm,svg,session,neg,video,winrules,gnomecompat,colorfilter,imgjpeg,png,obs,dbus,workarounds,text,glib,regex,resizeinfo,wobbly,fade,cube,showdesktop,rotate,3d,expo,showmouse,scale,ezoom,scalefilter,scaleaddon,switcher]
Date: Sun Oct  4 14:53:52 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: compiz 1:0.8.3+git20090917-0ubuntu4
PackageArchitecture: all
PciDisplay: 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc RV535 [Radeon X1650 Series] [1002:71c7] (rev 9e)
ProcCmdLine: root=UUID=3e2c57c1-b72c-4a0d-abe6-f3e47eb19d08 ro splash
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-11.38-generic
 xserver-xorg 1:7.4+3ubuntu5
 libgl1-mesa-glx 7.6.0~git20090817.7c422387-0ubuntu7
 libdrm2 2.4.13-1ubuntu1
 xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.8.1-1ubuntu2
 xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.12.99+git20090825.fc74e119-0ubuntu2
SourcePackage: compiz
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-11-generic i686
dmi.bios.date: 11/11/2003
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
dmi.bios.version: 6.00 PG
dmi.board.name: RS300-SB200
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologies,LTD:bvr6.00PG:bd11/11/2003:svn:pn:pvr:rvn:rnRS300-SB200:rvr:cvn:ct3:cvr:
system: distro = Ubuntu, architecture = i686, kernel = 2.6.31-11-generic

** Affects: compiz (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: apport-bug i386

compiz does not start up "Software rasterizer detected, abortingaborting and using fallback: /usr/bin/metacity"
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