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Old 01-04-09, 06:18 AM   #2
HenryHu
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Default Re: screen corruption and possible system crash

I've just noticed that images in the pages which opened in firefox before the crash is corrupted.
I can switch to other pages and switch back, the corrupted images are still there.
I've also seen this in Xorg.0.log:

(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
Failed to switch consoles (Invalid argument)
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Initialized GPU GART.
The site is http://www.overclocked.org/OCfailed.htm

Device section in xorg.conf:
Section "Device"

#VideoRam 262144
# Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
Identifier "NVIDIA Geforce 8600M GS"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "SAMSUNG R70"
BoardName "NVidia Geforce 8600M GS"
Option "Coolbits" "1"
Option "NoLogo" "true"
Option "RandRRotation" "on"
Option "UseEvents" "false"
Option "DamageEvents" "true"
# Option "UseCompositeWrapper" "true"
Option "TripleBuffer" "true"
Option "AllowIndirectPixmaps" "true"
Option "PixmapCacheSize" "2000000"
Option "OnDemandVBlankInterrupts" "true"
Option "BackingStore" "true"
# Option "AccelMethod" "exa"
Option "RenderAccel" "true"
Option "AllowSHMPixmaps" "false"
Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "true"
EndSection

It's an NVidia Geforce 8600M GS in a SAMSUNG R70 laptop. With 1Gx2 memory.
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