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Re: [alpine-user] Graphic glitches with video acceleration

From: PICCORO McKAY Lenz <>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:33:49 -0400

deactivate the new kms and restart . that0s enought
Lenz McKAY Gerardo (PICCORO)

El jue., 14 de mar. de 2019 a la(s) 12:01, Genoperno Translucente ( escribió:

> Yesterday I have installed alpine (extended x86_64) on a key.
> I used this guide
> , so the
> result must be a "diskless-mode".
> After that I started setup-alpine and configured the distro (leaving
> the setup-disk on "none", setup-lbu on "usb" and setup-apkcache on
> "/media/usb/cache").
> I saved the settings with "lbu ci" and found that they were preserved
> on restart.
> Next thing I know, I tried to follow this other guide to set a wm:
> So I started "setup-xorg-base", enable communy repo and update, and
> install xfce4 and xf86-video-intel (pc is a intel atom with integrated
> graphic card).
> To be sure I have also installed mesa-dri-intel
> I did another commit and so I tried to start the wm with "startx".
> Xfce is very slow to start (it loads one piece at times and many of
> the icons are not seen), but the main problem is that I see artifacts
> (such as small disturbances of the graphics) and often I see the
> pointer in multiple positions simultaneously and when I move it, the
> pointer leaves a track that disappears later.
> All these problems disappear when the composite manager of xfce is
> deactivated (in setting > tweaks > composite) so I thought it was a
> problem with graphics acceleration.
> I tried an ubuntu studio live on the same PC with xfce and composite
> active without the same problem. The driver used seems to be the same
> in both distros (i915.ko).
> If I understand correctly, this is the saying with the modules
> installed by xorg "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/".
> In alpine there are only 2 modules inside this dir:
> In ubuntu studio a little more (but i think a lot of this is not
> usefull):
> I could not start Xorg -configure from ubuntu studio, but I make one
> from alpine:
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