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After Mint-Update - EOG fullscreen flicker

Postby rava on Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:08 am

Hi,

after I made a complete update of my LinuxMint 4.0 on my Samsung Q40 notebook, every time I want to use the full screen mode of EOG it flickers very badly.
I did not write down which driver the non-updated Mint was using [it was named 'experimental', could be the same one now in use]
$ lspci|grep -i graph
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)

Screeen & Graphics preference says
Graphics Card (Intel 945)
Driver intel - Experimental modesetting driver for I...

I hope it is possible to revert to the non-updated Mint behavior without the flicker.
yours Rava
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Re: After Mint-Update - EOG fullscreen flicker

Postby Husse on Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:02 pm

Is it just EOG that flickers?
Post your xorg.conf
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Re: After Mint-Update - EOG fullscreen flicker

Postby rava on Sun Mar 16, 2008 3:31 pm

Husse wrote:Is it just EOG that flickers?
Post your xorg.conf

As far as I can say: only EOG
I used fullscreen with firefox and gimp, both OK.
Just checked: mplayer and totem in full screen mode: OK -- I don't use any video player since the sound is not jet working (that's in another thread. Had not yet have the time to figure out all the versions from the wiki or forum page I found)

Here comes the xorg.conf:
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# xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
#   sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "Files"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier   "Generic Keyboard"
   Driver      "kbd"
   Option      "CoreKeyboard"
   Option      "XkbRules"   "xorg"
   Option      "XkbModel"   "pc105"
   Option      "XkbLayout"   "gb"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier   "Configured Mouse"
   Driver      "mouse"
   Option      "CorePointer"
   Option      "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
   Option      "Protocol"      "ImPS/2"
   Option      "ZAxisMapping"      "4 5"
   Option      "Emulate3Buttons"   "true"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier   "Synaptics Touchpad"
   Driver      "synaptics"
   Option      "SendCoreEvents"   "true"
   Option      "Device"      "/dev/psaux"
   Option      "Protocol"      "auto-dev"
   Option      "HorizEdgeScroll"   "0"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Driver      "wacom"
   Identifier   "stylus"
   Option      "Device"   "/dev/input/wacom"
   Option      "Type"      "stylus"
   Option      "ForceDevice"   "ISDV4"      # Tablet PC ONLY
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Driver      "wacom"
   Identifier   "eraser"
   Option      "Device"   "/dev/input/wacom"
   Option      "Type"      "eraser"
   Option      "ForceDevice"   "ISDV4"      # Tablet PC ONLY
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Driver      "wacom"
   Identifier   "cursor"
   Option      "Device"   "/dev/input/wacom"
   Option      "Type"      "cursor"
   Option      "ForceDevice"   "ISDV4"      # Tablet PC ONLY
EndSection

Section "Device"
   Identifier   "Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller"
   Driver      "intel"
   BusID      "PCI:0:2:0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
   Identifier   "Generic Monitor"
   Option      "DPMS"
   HorizSync   30-70
   VertRefresh   50-160
EndSection

Section "Screen"
   Identifier   "Default Screen"
   Device      "Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller"
   Monitor      "Generic Monitor"
   DefaultDepth   24
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
   Identifier   "Default Layout"
   Screen      "Default Screen"
   InputDevice   "Generic Keyboard"
   InputDevice   "Configured Mouse"

# Uncomment if you have a wacom tablet
#   InputDevice     "stylus"   "SendCoreEvents"
#   InputDevice     "cursor"   "SendCoreEvents"
#   InputDevice     "eraser"   "SendCoreEvents"
   InputDevice   "Synaptics Touchpad"
EndSection
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Re: After Mint-Update - EOG fullscreen flicker

Postby rava on Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:12 pm

Update

I realized that the flicker stops the moment the upper "dock" thing is visible (with the turn and next buttons)
Maybe that helps.
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