Re: How to file a proper bug report
- Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:38:02 -0500
- From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: How to file a proper bug report
t.j.duchene@xxxxxxxxx composed on 2019-02-14 17:27 (UTC-0600):
> I have a user question on how to file a proper Debian bug report under
> certain circumstances.
> I've been testing Debian Buster off and on with Steam games. I have
> noted that using the AMD open driver and Buster with Alien Isolation
> seems to suffer some graphics regressions, specifically "blinking black
> squares." This does not happen under Debian Stable with the kernel
> from stretch-backports (needed for my AMD Radeon 580RX on a Ryzen 5
> 2600X). I'd like to file a proper bug report, but I can't be confident
> that it Buster's Mesa library that is the issue. I have no real
> experience debugging the graphics stack, unfortunately.
> I've noted that this remains unaddressed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as well
> (if that is actually helpful).
> What is the best/most productive way to proceed?
This is intended for all Intel hardware on Linux users, but it should be a useful template for
anyone with Xorg driver trouble interested in reporting it wherever the right tracker happens to be:
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