[Bug 353126] Re: Compiz / vnc screen refresh with nvidia-restricted driver/VirtualBox/ATI fglrx driver using X.org
kruykaze at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 07:24:06 BST 2010
My apologies, I found out i was not using the "current" NVIDIA driver.It is
working fine now :)
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Rocko <rockorequin at hotmail.com> wrote:
> The open-source ATI driver doesn't have this problem; it's only a
> problem with the proprietary ATI driver, so it's a problem that the
> Ubuntu developers cannot solve (and the same goes for the X developers).
> It might therefore be worth raising the bug directly with AMD if you are
> experiencing it. It only took nvidia a few days to release a fixed
> driver when I logged the bug on their forums.
> Compiz / vnc screen refresh with nvidia-restricted driver/VirtualBox/ATI
> fglrx driver using X.org
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> Status in AMD fglrx video driver: Confirmed
> Status in Lucid Backports: Invalid
> Status in NVIDIA Drivers Ubuntu: Fix Released
> Status in GNOME Remote Desktop: Fix Released
> Status in X.Org X server: Fix Released
> Status in “vino” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
> Status in “xorg-server” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
> Status in “vino” package in Fedora: Unknown
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: compiz
> When using the nvidia-restricted or some ATI drivers and compiz desktop
> effects the vnc server will not refresh the screen. This is being caused by
> the xserver not getting "damaged" by the nvidia-restricted drivers (see
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/353126/comments/245for details). Linked bugs confirm this is not an issue on intel chipsets or
> nv driver.
> Steps to reproduce:
> Enable desktop-effects (default) with nvidia-restricted, virtualBox's
> display or some ATI driver like RV610
> Enable remote desktop
> Connect with VNC
> You see a screen snapshot of your desktop but if you click a menu item
> there are no updates to the screen.
> If you close and restart the vnc session, you get an updated snapshot but
> still no refreshes.
> Use the -noxdamage argument with vncviewer. This is really inefficient and
> bandwidth hungry since the whole screen refreshes.
> Kill compiz and use a different wm (metacity).
> [Tested with nvidia] Run compiz with the --use-root-window option, eg:
> compiz --replace --use-root-window &
> This bug has been confirmed by many others with linked reports. Might be an
> issue with xorg since there is a report of ATI drivers with similar issues
> in https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/328559 .
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