On Monday 05 January 2009 09:31:32 Paulo Cavalcanti wrote: > Impressive. It seems that everybody knows about this problem since before > the F10 release. Therefore, it is a plain case of "broken edge". Paulo, someone on the kde list told me to use EXA acceleration, telling me to add this >> Section "Device" >> Option "UseAtomBIOS" "true" >> Option "AccelMethod" "EXA" >> # ... >> EndSection >> >> This works with both the radeon as well as the radeonhd driver but only >> with cards up to an X1950. HD2xxx and above aren't supported yet. He was unsure, and I couldn't ascertain whether my elderly X600 could 'UseAtomBIOS' so I commented that line out. I've using the laptop for 5 hours now with Desktop Effects enabled and without a freeze. If you or anyone else reading is using an ATi card this is worth a try. Perhaps there are similar AccelMethod entries for Intel cards that deal with the problem? Anne
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