Strange display bug in FC5 Test 3

Stelian Iancu stelian.iancu at
Sun Mar 5 09:25:25 UTC 2006

Rudi Chiarito wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 04, 2006 at 11:37:49PM +0100, Stelian Iancu wrote:
>> Hmm ... I don't know what to say. I don't have any problems with the 
>> progress bars. The only problem is with that red thing on the upper 
>> panel. And even that doesn't happen always. And it also happens with the 
>> current rawhide.
> For what it's worth, I have seen for years something similar across the
> whole top panel, when switching from a text console to X or when
> resuming after a suspend. It lasts for a fraction of a second, though,
> until the display gets refreshed.
> That's on a R128 laptop, with a "vga" console. My guess would be that
> some video memory gets shared/reused, but I am not sure by whom and how
> exactly.

Indeed, seems a refresh problem. If, for example, I change the size of 
the panel, everything is ok for a while.

Anyway, I am not resuming from a suspend (in fact, I didn't even try to 
suspend this laptop yet) nor switching from a text console to X.


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