Bug#613918: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: display corruption with DefaultDepth 16
forwarded 613918 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=34441
hope this works ;)
thanks for the swift reply!
> AFAICT from reading xorg-devel, you shouldn't be using depth 16, it's
> broken in various ways, and kind of unsupported. (Tagging accordingly.)
I've asked upstream for confirmation. At the very least, I think this should be noted in the radeon manual page.
However, it must not have been that broken since I've been using 16-bit since forever...