[ubuntu-x] New x-server for testing with polarity sync fix

Peter Clifton pcjc2 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Nov 1 01:17:39 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 18:14 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 10:59:49PM +0000, Peter Clifton wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 12:43 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > > This adds a patch for fixing a polarity sync issue with edid, that can
> > > cause various modeline related monitor display issues.
> > > 
> > >   http://people.ubuntu.com/~bryce/Testing/xorg-server/
> > > 
> > > I would appreciate it if people could test this out and let me know if
> > > it works ok or not on your systems.
> > 
> > I just tested that and the intel driver you built with the TV quirks,
> > and have to report a problem...
> Thanks for testing it.

> > After logging into GDM, all terminals slow to start, apps like
> > gnome-calculator start to display, but widgets not drawn. I opened a
> > WINE app (notepad), opened a file dialog, and oddly saw the undrawn
> > calculator widgets splattered across it.
> That's really weird...  There really isn't anything in this aside from
> your three patches and the quirks.  The quirks should be irrelevant, so
> this should be functionally no different than what you published.

I perhaps didn't make this clear... it is the xorg-server-core package
which breaks the machine, I'm happily running the intel driver you


> Could you dget -x the .dsc I posted and build it yourself, and see if it
> works properly?

Good point, I'll do it tomorrow (am trying to get a report finished
tonight, and its already very late).


Peter Clifton

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Engineering Department,
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