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Old 07-17-2009, 04:59 PM   #1
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Slackware 64 -current / KDE 4.2.4 / lost compositing.


Today I upgraded some packages by means of the usual 'slackpkg upgrade-all' which included an upgrade of Xorg, mesa, and my Intel graphics card driver.

After restarting X and logging into KDE, I no longer have compositing on my desktop, e.g. no transparency, when previously all was well.

Is this a problem on my end or can anyone report having a similar experience?

Thanks.
 
Old 07-17-2009, 05:54 PM   #2
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I don't know if it's relevant but:

There's new drivers in /extra for intel

ftp://slackware.mirrors.tds.net/pub/.../ChangeLog.txt
 
Old 07-17-2009, 06:10 PM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestion but that did not have any affect.


Here is the full list of all packages I upgraded from:
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dri2proto-2.0-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:00:50
inputproto-1.5.0-noarch-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:01:10
kernel-firmware-2.6.29.5-noarch-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:01:17
kernel-generic-2.6.29.5-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:01:26
kernel-headers-2.6.29.5-x86-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:01:33
kernel-huge-2.6.29.5-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:01:53
kernel-modules-2.6.29.5-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:02:28
kernel-source-2.6.29.5-noarch-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:03:42
libFS-1.0.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:05:52
libXaw-1.0.5-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:05:59
libXt-1.0.5-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:06:06
mozilla-firefox-3.5-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:06:32
pixman-0.15.10-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:06:49
udev-141-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:06:59
util-macros-1.2.1-noarch-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:07
wicd-1.6.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:15
xf86-video-ati-6.12.2-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:26
xf86-video-cirrus-1.3.0-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:34
xf86-video-dummy-0.3.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:39
xf86-video-glint-1.2.2-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:45
xf86-video-i128-1.3.1-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:52
xf86-video-i740-1.3.0-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:07:59
xf86-video-intel-2.7.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:07
xf86-video-neomagic-1.2.2-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:13
xf86-video-nv-2.1.13-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:21
xf86-video-rendition-4.2.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:27
xf86-video-s3-0.6.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:34
xf86-video-s3virge-1.10.2-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:41
xf86-video-savage-2.2.1-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:47
xf86-video-siliconmotion-1.7.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:08:54
xf86-video-sisusb-0.9.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:09:05
xf86-video-tdfx-1.4.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:09:12
xf86-video-trident-1.3.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:09:21
xf86-video-tseng-1.2.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:09:29
xf86-video-voodoo-1.2.1-x86_64-1-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:09:35
xorg-server-1.6.1-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:09:45
xorg-server-xephyr-1.6.1-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:09:58
xorg-server-xnest-1.6.1-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:10:06
xorg-server-xvfb-1.6.1-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:10:14
zsh-4.3.6-x86_64-2-upgraded-2009-07-17,12:10:26
All upgraded to the versions in -current, earlier today.


I don't suppose there is any way to revert, is there?

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Old 07-17-2009, 06:26 PM   #4
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I just switched compositing type to xrender when it had been on opengl, compositing is now working again, but at a much slower speed

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Old 07-18-2009, 04:33 PM   #5
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It seems that OpenGL is borked here too with the latests upgrades...

Running glxgears gives me a black window (I already tried with all the intel drivers in extra... including 7.99.902 --I setup modesetting just to try it).

Downgrading to mesa-7.4.1 fixed my OpenGL problems
 
Old 07-18-2009, 04:34 PM   #6
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There have been a number of problems with KDE since the last but one update to current, this might in some way be related, but then again ....

Anyway try downgrading pixman to the previous version 15.10 I think.

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Old 07-18-2009, 05:38 PM   #7
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I'm in the same situation...I mean, after upgraded slackware-current since:


Code:
Thu Jul 16 19:25:26 CDT 2009
I lost compositing, too...Now, I hadn't time today to test slackware, but I think that we also upgraded xorg and maybe we overwritten te new *.conf files(including xorg.conf)because I've been using intel experimental drivers since their first release and I hadn't had problems 'til now(but they aren't guilty...I think!)...Well, tomorrow I'll let you know something more

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Old 07-19-2009, 07:28 AM   #8
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Code:
+--------------------------+
Sat Jul 18 16:04:24 CDT 2009
x/pixman-0.15.10-i486-2.txz:  Reverted to pixman-0.15.10.  There seem to be
  problems with all the newer versions we have tested, for example broken
  compositing, or missing icons in the KDE4 tray.
+--------------------------+
Nothing has changed in my system yet...
 
Old 07-19-2009, 08:53 AM   #9
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How old was the version of current that you upgraded? As if it was before this update
Quote:
Wed Jun 10 13:23:30 CDT 2009
This batch of updates includes a major overhaul of X.Org
You will have to remove a number of packages
Quote:
Here are the package changes for the upgraded X series.
First we will list the removed X packages:
x/liboldX-1.0.1-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-calcomp-1.1.2-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-digitaledge-1.1.1-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-dmc-1.1.2-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-dynapro-1.1.2-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-elo2300-1.1.2-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-jamstudio-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-magellan-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-magictouch-1.0.0.5-x86_64-2.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-microtouch-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-palmax-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-spaceorb-1.1.1-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-summa-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-tek4957-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-input-ur98-1.1.0-x86_64-2.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-video-cyrix-1.1.0-x86_64-2.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-video-fbdev-0.4.0-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-video-i810-1.7.4-x86_64-2.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-video-imstt-1.1.0-x86_64-2.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-video-nsc-2.8.3-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-video-vga-4.1.0-x86_64-2.txz: Removed.
x/xf86-video-via-0.2.2-x86_64-2.txz: Removed.
x/xphelloworld-1.0.1-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
x/xrx-1.0.1-x86_64-1.txz: Removed.
If you have any of these packages installed you will have to remove them.

samac
 
Old 07-19-2009, 09:43 AM   #10
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Already done... My slackware is clean My slackware has the latest updates and I removed those packages months ago...

to botnet: You didn't upgrade your intel drivers because they're in extra/ and upgrade-all doesn't install extra/ stuff.

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Old 07-19-2009, 05:04 PM   #11
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Today's update and the included downgrade of Pixman still leaves me with broken OpenGL, but I will try downgrading Mesa, although, OpenGL compositing was still working properly after the previous Mesa update on the 16th, it was only the update on the 17th that caused problems.

Samac, I actually installed this system pretty recently from the 13-rc1 weekly dvd build

metrofox, I upgraded intel drivers manually, and also tried the 2.6.3 version in /extra with no change.

I will take theoffset's suggestion and see if I can find mesa-7.4.1 around somewhere.

Thanks.
 
Old 07-19-2009, 11:54 PM   #12
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I have this problem as well and I've tried mesa-7.4.1 with no luck.
Intel 945 chip.
 
Old 07-20-2009, 05:55 AM   #13
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vinegaroon: Have you upgraded pixman?
 
Old 07-20-2009, 01:34 PM   #14
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I have restored compositing. I downgraded mesa as well as pixman, dri2proto, inputproto, libFS, libXaw, libXt, and xorg-server to the versions form before the 17th. Likely not all of those packages needed to be changed, but rather than restart X after each, I just downgraded all of them, and now all is back to normal.
 
Old 07-20-2009, 03:10 PM   #15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by botnet View Post
I have restored compositing. I downgraded mesa as well as pixman, dri2proto, inputproto, libFS, libXaw, libXt, and xorg-server to the versions form before the 17th. Likely not all of those packages needed to be changed, but rather than restart X after each, I just downgraded all of them, and now all is back to normal.
I ended up doing the same as I still had some weird problems with OpenGL, and this was the only way I could manage to fix it.
 
  


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