Xorg problem in os9?

Yioryos Asprobounitis mavrothal at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 25 11:14:58 UTC 2009

--- On Wed, 11/25/09, Yioryos Asprobounitis <mavrothal at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Yioryos Asprobounitis <mavrothal at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Xorg problem in os9?
> To: fedora-olpc-list at redhat.com
> Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 3:43 AM
> Turns out the Sugarlab's track things
> I spam them after the 4th ticket :-) so I can not file a
> proper ticket but maybe better here.
> Using F11-XO1/os9 with Sugar 0.84.7 Typing quotes (")
> results in a screen  flicker and the cursor
> disappearing. You must use the touchpad/mouse to reposition
> the cursor and click, in order to get back your cursor and
> be able to type (after an additional screen flicker) again.
> Interestingly this is happening when you type <abc ">
> but not <abc"> (without space).
> In the first case they quotes show as curly quotes and in
> the second as straight (Times New Roman font).
> This is not happening in terminal or in Browse.
> It is not lethal but very annoying nonetheless ... 
> I do not know if this is relevant but the Xorg logs
> complain about failure to load module "freetype". I guess
> the screen flicker is also suggestive of something Xorg
> related.
> I attache the Write, Xorg and olpc-dm-X logs in case
> someone has a better idea.

Just to clarify that this strange behavior is only with the included Write activity.       


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