Strange Video Driver Pixelation Problem

Kristopher Kerwin kkerwin1 at
Sun May 27 22:07:11 UTC 2007

Ooops. The card is a Radeon 9600 Mobility. I am using the proprietary drivers.

I will let the machine run for a while on Windows to see if the same kind of 
problem occurs.

Thanks again for the help.


On Sunday 27 May 2007 05:21:00 Jon Grant wrote:
> I had something similar on an old laptop, the corruption was even
> visible on the BIOS screen during bootup etc. Same on Windows.
> letting the hardware cool down and restarting after got it working
> again.  Could be the same for you?
> Have you run memtest to see if your memory is ok? Is it a unified RAM
> gfx onboard chipset? you don't say which driver you are using, but
> perhaps you can switch to the "vesa" one and see if it is okay in
> that. I had to do that for an old Radion card that wasn't supported by
> xorg a while ago myself.
> Kind regards, Jon

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