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Re: fonts turning white?



On Mon, 2009-08-17 at 16:52 -0400, Mike McLean wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Adam Williamson<awilliam redhat com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2009-08-16 at 18:19 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> >> I have seen menus (firefox and evolution) and/or fonts turn white or
> >> missing on various occasions, no matter what I was doing.  I've seen
> >> mention of gtk2 for various reasons, although this may or may not be a
> >> part of the problem.  And what I mean by the problem, is the fonts are
> >> there and didn't leave, just not black no longer.  They just seemed to
> >> fade out, or turn completely white and not be seen, or even be turned
> >> white but can see the letters.
> >>
> >> Anyone else experienced this and/or know what I am experiencing?
> >
> > If you're using nouveau, yes. If you install the latest
> > xorg-x11-drv-nouveau and kernel from koji, it should cure that.
> 
> I've been seeing random font corruptions, missing letters (I suppose
> they could just be white on white), sometimes the odd symbol-ish
> character instead of a letter. Intermittent. This is with the intel
> driver.

That sounds somewhat different from the bug I've been seeing on nouveau.
I think there are already some font corruption reports for intel,
though, so take a look through those before filing a new bug.

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