Feisty breaking graphic card?

Bjoern Ottervik bjorn.ottervik at gmail.com
Mon Dec 25 23:30:10 UTC 2006

I too have noticed strange (seemingly random) display corruption, but it 
can be rectified by going into a screen terminal (alt+f2, fex) and then 
back. nVidia 7600GS class card, with nvidia-glx drivers.

/Björn Ottervik

Joel Bryan Juliano wrote:
> On 12/26/06, *t u* <towsonu2003 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:towsonu2003 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Interesting, and scary:
>     http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=325209
>     (no, the OP there is not me)
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> I thought it was an isolated case but It happens too on my dad's 
> laptop and I quickly turn it off. It only happens when I execute the 
> ubiquity installer.
> Buttom half of the LCD screen goes dead pixel, luckily my dad's laptop 
> still works!
> Now I'm using a laptop, and have the latest feisty installed with a 
> low-latency kernel, I'm kinda nervious. I haven't tried installing 
> through a live-cd, I just dist-upgrade.
> My dad's laptop is HP Compaq nc8430
> Mine is Compaq Presario 1500 (not HP)
> Both have ATI video cards.
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