Ubuntu 10.04 BUGFIX (Fix slow window deployment and plymouth resolution after installing ATI Catalyst drivers)

Published on May 02, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 BUGFIX (Fix slow window deployment and plymouth resolution after installing ATI Catalyst drivers)

    Hooray comrades! This long-awaited day has come!
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS aka [Lucid Lynx] has been released.
    Undoubtedly, this is one of the most significant events of several years, and many sites have long managed to cover this event.

    Once you read this, then you are faced with the same problem as me.

    1. In Ubuntu 10.04, after installing the proprietary ATI drivers with Compiz enabled, there is a noticeable “braking” when the minimized window is maximized ( about a half-second delay ).
    2. Ubunt's Splash, which plymouth “loses” its resolution and looks wretched.

    Both of these problems have already been solved, and in the sequel I will tell you how ...

    Let's start by solving the “braking” problem


    It, the problem, lies in the drivers themselves, they work non-specifically with xserver.

    For a long time, there is a patch to solve this problem , but self-imposing a patch and subsequent assembly of the package is not available to every user, for one reason or another.

    The strength of the community is that there are users who can fix / assemble the package independently, regardless of the developers.
    And they have a desire to share this correction with everyone else.

    The user Alf Gaida did just that, with whose corrected package I used it, for which emu - many thanks .

    In order to install the package, you need to add it to the PPA and perform a system update, this will lead to the update of the xserver-xorg package and the fix of the unfortunate bug.
    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:info-g-com/xserver-xorg-1.7.6-gc
    sudo aptitude update
    sudo aptitude upgrade

    We move on to solving the second problem.


    The decision is made here , but optimized by me.

    Open /etc/default/grubfind GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULTand change to:
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nomodeset video=uvesafb:mode_option=1280x800-24,mtrr=3,scroll=ywrap"

    After which we find GRUB_GFXMODEand give the following form:
    GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x800

    Next, open /etc/initramfs-tools/modulesand add the following line:
    uvesafb mode_option=1280x800-24 mtrr=3 scroll=ywrap

    Now install the v86d package and update grub:
    sudo aptitude install v86d
    sudo update-grub

    Everything.

    PS> Dedicated permissions - you must specify your own.


    UPD:
    Open /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-framebuffer.confand add:
    blacklist vga16fb
    BeriliUM user tip here

    UPD2:
    They say that it is suitable for nVidia: TiGR
    user here