nVidia driver update today: renders X11 unusable
ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Tue Sep 2 12:54:17 UTC 2008
Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote:
> O. Hartmann wrote:
>> Just upgraded my ports and installed the new xf86-video-nv driver.
>> Well, loggin out works now without crashing the Xorg server, but most
>> fonts now show up as balck bars - unreadable and ugly :-(
> Same for me, just some transparent pictures render transparency as
> black, good example is reader.google.com. This also isn't new to me,
> some pictures was shown like this in previous driver versions. I was
> just a bit unsure who was bad at it.
Well, everything with a transparency, as you stated above, seems to be
broken, reading Email is a horror, most web sites are rendered broken in
Firefox 3. Luckily, within xterm everthing is ok.
I recompiled xorg and my windowmanager, no effect. Even xdm shows up
with black bars were normally 'LOGIN:' and 'PASSWORD:' shows up ...
Is there a solution? The situation is serious ...
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