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  • compiz-fusion (on Ubuntu/Gutsy) and 8.42

    Hi all,

    Got the new driver compiled and all, but there's unusable display corruption when using desktop effects.
    Maybe it's using the wrong path?

    I'm just not sure...

  • #2
    Do you have fglrx in your driver whitelist in /usr/bin/compiz ?
    Michael Larabel


    • #3
      Have you whitelisted fglrx in /usr/bin/compiz on Line ~50?


      • #4
        Yes, I have.
        WHITELIST="nvidia intel ati radeon i810 fglrx"


        • #5
          Is 3D working properly for you? Does "fglrxinfo" show that fglrx is used over mesa?


          • #6
            Did you do a clean install of Gutsy or a dist-upgrade? In your xorg.conf do you have Composite and AIGLX enabled?
            Michael Larabel


            • #7
              3D is working properly:

              display: :0.0 screen: 0
              OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
              OpenGL renderer string: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
              OpenGL version string: 2.0.6958 Release

              It's a clean install of Gutsy. The old modules (8.41) were removed and the new ones were installed with module-assistant.

              I don't have composite and aiglx *disabled* - that is to say, the ServerFlags and Extensions sections are empty. compiz seems to start up just fine:

              [email protected]:~$ compiz
              Checking for Xgl: not present.
              Detected PCI ID for VGA: 01:00.0 0300: 1002:7145 (prog-if 00 [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.
              Comparing resolution (1440x900) to maximum 3D texture size (4096): Passed.
              Checking for nVidia: not present.
              Checking for FBConfig: present.
              Checking for Xgl: not present.
              Starting emerald
              /usr/bin/compiz.real (video) - Warn: No 8 bit GLX pixmap format, disabling YV12 image format


              • #8
                Just to know, is anyone else experiencing this or am I alone?


                • #9
                  Many people are experencing problems with compiz generally...we still have to understand if this is related to the new AIGLX implementation, to Compiz itself or to an unfortunate marriage


                  • #10
                    wow, i'm actually a bit envious. b/c you at least have the driver installed correctly

                    i always get MESA with the 8.42 driver even on a fresh squeaky clean install of gutsy. oddly enough the 8.40 driver worked fine using the exact same guide. anyway. if you have any ideas on THAT problem, i would love to know. sorry for changing topic.

                    anyway, i know compiz part of the system now, but when i used it with XGL i manually installed it and got some extra options. might help you. here:s the code:

                    sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz compiz-core compiz-fusion-plugins-main compiz-fusion-plugins-extra compiz-gnome compiz-plugins libcompizconfig-backend-gconf libcompizconfig0
                    Last edited by b4sakenxx; 26 October 2007, 01:36 AM.