Strange visual artifacts in upper left corner of screen which respond to mouse activity.....

Eric Schuele e.schuele at
Tue Apr 25 15:15:17 UTC 2006

Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Eric Schuele wrote:
> [ ... ]
>> OK... I can tell be the number of replies, everyone just rolled their 
>> eyes at me and figured I'm crazy.  But it really does occur.  :)
>> FWIW:
>> I have found that if I use the GDM provided XDMCP Chooser... that the 
>> problem immediately dissapears.
>> Anyone have any thoughts on this?
> It sounds like something is causing data to get scribbled over video 
> memory when you move your mouse, but who knows?

That's the assumption I had (but I have no idea how to 'fix' it).  In 
fact, if you could see it happen... it even "looks like" memory getting 
allocated.  The blocks fill in left to right top to bottom (for the most 
part).  First one block... then another.

> You should probably not expect replies to a non-trivial message in less 
> than 24-hours; 

Sorry... my comment regarding the "number of replies" was a failed 
attempt at humor.  I realize this is a bit of an odd one.

My follow up to my own message was intended to introduce the new tidbit 
of info I had found (XDMCP Chooser).

> I'll give a pass on replying immediately to see whether 
> someone else has a better idea if I don't have something really useful 
> to say.


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