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Old 11-20-07, 10:03 AM   #5
jamebus
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Default Re: Does 169.04 solve the "black window" issue?

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Originally Posted by BoardDWorld
No it doesn't resolve the issue. I have only been using the driver since last night and I'm already getting the black screen flicker. Go 7600, core2Duo setup... Also a noticeable drop in frame rates playing Quake Wars.
That's a different issue. And ouch. That sounds pretty ugly.

The "black window" issue happens when you're running a compositing window manager like Compiz or Beryl, you have a number of windows open, and your video card runs out of memory. After that subsequent windows (or tooltips or pop-up elements if they're big enough) show up as black. New terminals can also show up transparent when this happens.
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