perforated letters (not only in) iceweasel
On Sat, 25 Sep 2010 17:17:02 +0200
Christoph Groth <email@example.com> wrote:
> Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Sat, 25 Sep 2010 16:16:22 +0200, Christoph Groth wrote:
> >> since several months I observe a strange problem mostly in iceweasel
> >> (from current Debian testing), but also occasionally in other
> >> applications: quite often one or a few characters on a web page lack
> >> some parts of them (for example, there is a horizontal
> >> background-colored line in the lower part of an "h"). The error affects
> >> only some characters of some fonts of a certain size. All identical
> >> characters of same font and size are always affected equally. A cropped
> >> screen shot which illustrates the problem is attached to this message.
> > (...)
> > Mmm, could it be related to this bug? :-?
> > xserver-xorg-video-intel: partial display corruption / mostly text / Mobile 945GM
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=596085
> At least the second part of my problem (not the perforated letters) looks
> very similar. I would not be surprised if the perforated letters had
> the same cause.
> Thank you for finding this bug report. It was not yet there last time I
FWIW, I'm getting the perforated letters too, in IW but also in other
applications (XFCE terminal). I have an Intel 945GM, too. I have not
noticed the problem from the bugreport, though.
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