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Re: Mathematica 5.2 redraw errors with X and nvidia graphics card

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  • Subject: [mg71399] Re: Mathematica 5.2 redraw errors with X and nvidia graphics card
  • From: istealth at gmail.com
  • Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 00:54:48 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <eihlvk$orr$1@smc.vnet.net><ej1o2j$d6f$1@smc.vnet.net>

In my case ( the same situation) the composite extension does not solve
the problem at all. And I do not have any "Accel..." option in my xorg
config. Any Ideas?

On Nov 10, 12:33 pm, dan... at franke.name wrote:
> chris_s wrote:
> > I've recently moved from Fedore Core 4 to Ubuntu linux, in the process
> > moving from Xorg 7.1.1 from Xorg 6.9 (ish).  In this new setup, I'm now
> > having severe problems with redraw errors with Mathematica 5.2.0.  I'm unable
> > to scrollback in the notebook windows (by dragging the window sidebar
> > up) when using the hardware acclerated nvidia driver - doing so
> > seems to cause a window redraw error.  Scrolling down is fine.I was having the same problem.  Thanks to Acus's post I was able to
> narrow down the cause by trial and error: It's the Compositing
> extension.  Disable it and everything should work fine.  That's
> unfortunate because compositing is pretty, but math is prettier so I
> guess it's a noble sacrifice :-/


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