Bug#441902: xserver-xorg-video-ati: 6.7.192-1~7.2 crashes xserver with xv video playback on compiz
> > I have re-enabled page flipping and it seems to be better. There is
> > still a distortion of my screen when swithcing to/from the virtual
> > consoles, but this generally goes away after a couple of seconds. If
> > not, a restart of compiz will refresh the screen.
> What if you just cause compiz to redraw the whole screen, e.g. by
> rotating the cube?
Nope, that doesn't work. Only a "compiz --replace" fixes the problem
(short of restarting X).