Firefox 3 renders images incorrectly, on FreeBSD

They appear black or like if “moved” on the block canvas. If you try to “drag and drop” the image, you can see it well, until you actually drop it.

I thought it was related to Cairo. Turns out not. Actually, it’s even noted in the 3.0.1 release notes:

Incompatibilities between NVIDIA drivers and some versions of the X server cause scaled images to render incorrectly (bug 411831)

Although I’m using radeonhd, nowhere near nVidia.

You can fix it, as suggested in this thread and also in the bug entry discussion above, by adding

Option "XAANoOffscreenPixmaps" "true"

to your video card device section in xorg.conf.


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