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[Bug 269904] Re: Screen refresh problems with nvidia cards


** Description changed:

+ [Impact]
+ Users of Nvidia gfx using the proprietary driver may see screen
+ corruption during certain operations.
+ [Test Case]
+ * Install an Nvidia graphics adapter and the proprietary driver.
+ * Observe the graphics corrupt.
+ * Install the version of Compiz with this fix.
+ * Observe corruption is gone.
+ [Regression Potential]
+ The patch for this was provided by Nvidia.  There could be some corner
+ cases users hit that may cause other issues.  That said, enough testing
+ has been done to confidently say that the gains provided by this fix far
+ outweigh any corner cases.
+ -----------------------
+ Original Description:
  == Proposed compiz-fusion-plugins-main patch ==
  See comment 234 by Anders Kaseorg and attached compiz-fusion-plugins-main_0.8.2-0ubuntu2.debdiff.
  == Original report ==
  Binary package hint: compiz
  I'm using latest compiz on intrepid.
  Since jockey-gtk does not work on my box (I already filed a bug), I
  manually installed nvidia-glx-177 and added the "driver → nvidia" line
  to xorg.conf.
  Now I seem to be having some screen refresh problems when using compiz:
  parts of the screen are refreshed, but others aren't. That means
  nautilus doesn't show files or folders until I move the cursor over
  them, firefox doesn't show webpages properly until I scroll down, and so
  Please, tell me if there is any additional info I can provide to find
  out the cause.

** Changed in: compiz/0.9.11
       Status: Triaged => In Progress

** Changed in: compiz/0.9.11
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Christopher Townsend (townsend)

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