Bug#601997: base: Irregular sync flashes on 8086:2a42
On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 16:33:49 +0000, Russel Winder wrote:
> Package: base
> Severity: normal
> A report was filed on Launchpad against Ubuntu Lucid reporting that the kernel upgrade from Karmic to Lucid
> introduced irregular sync flashes on the screen. cf.
> The problem reported there is also seeming to affect Debian Squeeze.
> The upgrade to Ubuntu Maverick has caused the problem to go away when using that OS. Sadly though the
> problem still afflicts Debian Squeeze. Is there any way the information from the Ubuntu-oriented
> investigation can be applied to Debian Squeeze?
The ubuntu bug doesn't seem to point to a fix (or it's to much of a mess
for me to find it). Somebody would have to bisect between 2.6.33 and a
fixed kernel to find out what fixed this, I guess.