Bug#606939: [squeeze -> 2.6.36 regression] holes in characters rendered on screen in X
- To: John Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Bug#606939: [squeeze -> 2.6.36 regression] holes in characters rendered on screen in X
- From: Jonathan Nieder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:05:36 -0600
- Message-id: <20120125230536.GA2871@burratino>
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John Hughes wrote:
> Since installing linux-image-2.6.36-trunk-686 in order to "fix" bug 590251
> I'm seeing minor "glitches" in font rendering (seen in gnome-terminal and
> The glitches take the form of holes in random characters. Once a character
> is displayed with a hole then the same character (same font, same size) will
> always be displayed with the same hole. For example as I type this bug
> report the top of the uppercase "C" is missing.
> I don't know if this is a kernel or X bug.
Sorry for the slow reply. Can you reproduce this with a 3.x.y kernel?
If so, can you take a screenshot so we can see what the corrupted
glyphs look like?