I have been annoyed by this odd problem since I started using Firefox3
and this finally make things work correctly. I think this needs to be in
a FAQ somewhere until/unless the Xorg driver is fixed.
In any case, I was seeing this with an ATI Radeon X300 M22 graphics
chipset. I don't seem to see it with my nVidia GeForce 7800 GT based
system. I don't THINK I see it with my old MGA Matrox G450 , but I
won't have my eyeballs in front of that system until next month, si I am
Anyone seeing this with any other graphics device that does not use the
For completeness - I too was using the Radeon driver (ATI 9600 Pro).