ATI X1400 card causes constant flickering

Paul S paulatgm at
Fri Jan 2 13:30:00 UTC 2009

Alain Muls said the following on 01/02/2009 08:24 AM:
> I have a DELL Inspiron 9400 with a ATI/X1400 graphics card.
> ubuntu 8.10 installed the restricted drivers for this card, but it is 
> constantly flickering when looking at a movie/DVD or when running application 
> based on OpenGL, such as tuxracer, torcs and google-earth.

This is a known problem with the fglrx blob.  If you want to use it 
without flickering, you must turn compiz off.  Maybe AMD will come out 
with a better blob in 2009.


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