[arch-general] Anybody else have problems with the new Nvidia drivers (275.09.07-1)

Richard Schütz r.schtz at t-online.de
Fri Jun 17 18:22:51 EDT 2011

Am 18.06.2011 00:20, schrieb John K Pate:
> On Fri, 2011-06-17 at 17:09 -0500, Yaro Kasear wrote:
>> On Friday, June 17, 2011 04:10:01 PM Richard Schütz wrote:
>>> The new driver really seems to have a major problem. I figured out that
>>> you just need an image with 2047px width to screw up the driver.
>>> ATTENTION: This can crash your X server and corrupt memory!
>>> Example: [1], an otherwise harmless picture. Every picture with the same
>>> width will work, too. I could trigger the bug at least with Firefox,
>>> Midori, Epiphany and EOG. It looks like some applications like Chromium
>>> alter the size, so they don't trigger it.
>>> [1] http://www.abload.de/img/nvbugy7cd.jpg
>> Are we sure ths is a bug with the nVidia driver? Can someone load that image
>> who isn't using it?
> Loads fine for me in firefox and midori, using intel driver.

I can confirm that i915 works fine in that case.

Richard Schütz

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