ATI X1400 card causes constant flickering

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Fri Jan 2 13:32:32 UTC 2009

2009/1/2 Alain Muls <alain.muls at>:
> Hi
> 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.
> Has anyone a good xorg.conf file for this card?
> Tx/Alain

On Kubuntu 8.04 I have the same card in a Dell Inspiron, and it works
fine in Kwin, but video and Google Earth flash in Compiz. Try
disabling Compiz and see if it helps.

Dotan Cohen


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