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Bug 73034

Summary: firefox's autoscroll feature shows a trail when using nvidia binary drivers with composite enabled
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: citral
Component: Current packagesAssignee: X11 External Driver Maintainers <x11-drivers>
Severity: normal CC: mozilla
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: x86   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description citral 2004-12-01 07:40:33 UTC
See the URL: when using the autoscroll feature in firefox using the middle mouse button, it shows a trail. This problem occurs with with composite ON. Else it just behaves like in Xfree86 where I never experienced this problem either.
Mousewheel up/down do not have these problems, and if you scroll the page a bit, the trail goes away.

I tried running without my profile directory, but it made no difference.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get and enable composite extension
2. Get firefox and enable autoscroll
3. View random page and hold down your middle mouse button to scroll

Actual Results:  
The autscroll feature works as it should, but leaves a trail as seen in the pic
in the URL.

Expected Results:  
Not leave a trail...

1637$2 jaguar $ emerge -p xorg-x11 mozilla-firefox nvidia-kernel nvidia-glx &&
uname -a

These are the packages that I would merge, in order:

Calculating dependencies ...done!
[ebuild   R   ] x11-base/xorg-x11-6.8.0-r4  
[ebuild   R   ] net-www/mozilla-firefox-1.0  
[ebuild   R   ] media-video/nvidia-kernel-1.0.6111-r3  
[ebuild   R   ] media-video/nvidia-glx-1.0.6111  

Linux jaguar 2.6.9-gentoo-r6 #1 SMP Tue Nov 30 15:58:27 CET 2004 i686 Intel(R)
Celeron(TM) CPU                1200MHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
1637$2 jaguar $
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2004-12-01 13:05:47 UTC
Comment 2 Donnie Berkholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-12-01 14:20:00 UTC
Nothing we can do about this, looks like it's already been reported to nvidia. Please follow any further issues on the upstream ( bug.
Comment 3 Joshua Baergen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-11-20 12:43:42 UTC
This is a binary driver problem.
Comment 4 Joshua Baergen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-11-20 12:44:00 UTC
Comment 5 Joshua Baergen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-11-20 12:44:16 UTC
Restore resolution.