On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 12:27:08PM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 23:55 -0800, Elladan wrote:
> > I have a laptop with a Mobility Radeon 9700 in it, running xorg 1.5.2 +
> > linux 2.6.27. This seems to work pretty well, except that when I
> > sleep the laptop, it doesn't look like the video card refreshes onboard
> > memory. When I resume it, textures in eg. compiz are garbage.
> Does 'textures' include window contents or not?
Window contents seem to be ok. It's textures used for eg. alpha
blending effects that seem to be corrupt.
> > Flipping back to a console and then returning to Xorg fixes the
> > textures.
> Sounds like maybe the suspend/resume process doesn't VT switch from/to X
> for you, in which case you should fix that, as lots of things rely on
This is with either of the recent Ubuntu releases. They do switch away
when you hibernate, but ACPI sleep doesn't appear to believe it's
In principle, switching away shouldn't be necessary, right? Is there a
better solution currently?