Compositor issue after changing GPU

Hi.

After switching from GTX 970 and nonfree drivers, to RX 580 and free (video-linux) drivers, I am now having graphical issues with the compositor etc as seen in the screenshot below:

Screenshot_20200723_133334

I have been, and is currently using the following settings in the compositor:

Screenshot_20200723_133935

inxi -Fx output:

System:
  Host: Re4mstrPC Kernel: 5.7.9-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc 
  v: 10.1.0 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.19.3 Distro: Manjaro Linux 
Machine:
  Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: SABERTOOTH Z77 v: Rev 1.xx 
  serial: <root required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: 2104 
  date: 08/13/2013 
CPU:
  Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-2700K bits: 64 type: MT MCP 
  arch: Sandy Bridge rev: 7 L2 cache: 8192 KiB 
  flags: avx lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 bogomips: 57714 
  Speed: 2560 MHz min/max: 1600/6300 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 2560 
  2: 2378 3: 2106 4: 2130 5: 2654 6: 2804 7: 4272 8: 3046 
Graphics:
  Device-1: AMD Ellesmere [Radeon RX 470/480/570/570X/580/580X/590] 
  vendor: Sapphire Limited driver: amdgpu v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: amdgpu FAILED: ati 
  unloaded: modesetting tty: N/A 
  OpenGL: renderer: Radeon RX 580 Series (POLARIS10 DRM 3.37.0 
  5.7.9-1-MANJARO LLVM 10.0.0) 
  v: 4.6 Mesa 20.1.3 direct render: Yes 
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel 7 Series/C216 Family High Definition Audio 
  vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
  Device-2: AMD Ellesmere HDMI Audio [Radeon RX 470/480 / 570/580/590] 
  vendor: Sapphire Limited driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
  bus ID: 01:00.1 
  Device-3: Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 type: USB 
  driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo bus ID: 3-1.5:3 
  Device-4: Yamaha type: USB driver: snd-usb-audio bus ID: 3-1.6:4 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.7.9-1-MANJARO 
Network:
  Device-1: Intel 82579V Gigabit Network vendor: ASUSTeK P8P67 Deluxe 
  driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: f040 bus ID: 00:19.0 
  IF: eno1 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: XX:XX:XX:XX:XX 
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 2.15 TiB used: 166.05 GiB (7.6%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD2001FASS-00W2B0 
  size: 1.82 TiB 
  ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: Kingston model: SV300S37A120G size: 111.79 GiB 
  ID-3: /dev/sdc vendor: OCZ model: AGILITY3 size: 111.79 GiB 
  ID-4: /dev/sdd vendor: Kingston model: SV300S37A120G size: 111.79 GiB 
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 100.58 GiB used: 24.13 GiB (24.0%) fs: ext4 
  dev: /dev/sdd2 
  ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.80 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sdd3 
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 0.5 C mobo: 31.0 C gpu: amdgpu temp: 33 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 2250 fan-1: 0 fan-3: 0 fan-4: 906 fan-5: 0 
  gpu: amdgpu fan: 858 
  Voltages: 12v: N/A 5v: N/A 3.3v: 3.34 vbat: 3.31 
Info:
  Processes: 288 Uptime: 5m Memory: 15.58 GiB used: 1.66 GiB (10.6%) 
  Init: systemd Compilers: gcc: 10.1.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.18 inxi: 3.0.37

Using XRender -> Smooth, I have no issues.
I think I want to use openGL, though.

I am in need of assistance..
Thanks.

Hello,

That noise/grain on the Panel is due to Blur settings. This should help, and probably a log out and back is required after modification.
Try with defaults. Disable and re-enable Blur.

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Thank you :slight_smile:

No restart or logout required. Just ajusted the noise strength.

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