Created attachment 20763 [details]
Screenshot showing the problems
I'm seeing some 2D rendering problems with the latest radeon git driver, there were some horizontal lines under text in metacity window titles and the firefox address bar, and one or two characters in gnome-terminal became messed up. Using EXA.
If I did git bisect correctly, then fc079c5267baf431bbecee7744e484783d393152 was the first bad commit:
Author: Dave Airlie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue Dec 2 22:11:57 2008 -0500
Don't mix 2D and 3D in the same IB
fix from radeon-gem-cs
Radeon 9550 (RV350), Fedora 10, with kernel modesetting disabled:
Created attachment 20764 [details]
Xorg log from driver that produced the screenshot
Created attachment 20765 [details]
Xorg log from last driver without the problem
Created attachment 20767 [details] [review]
Does this patch help?
No, the patch (id 20767) made no noticeable difference.
Option "BusType" "PCI"
Created attachment 20769 [details] [review]
Can you also try this patch? (remove the previous patch)
BusType "PCI" did not solve the problem but the second patch (id 20769) seems to have fixed it.
excellent. fix pushed: