Created attachment 8646169 [details] fx40-gray-aa.png xp has somewhat different symptoms (Bug 1099443)
acceleration is blocked in a vmware vm: ______________________________________________ Adapter Description VMware SVGA 3D Adapter Drivers vm3dum64 vm3dum Adapter RAM 832 Asynchronous Pan/Zoom none Device ID 0x0405 Direct2D Enabled Blocked for your graphics card because of unresolved driver issues. DirectWrite Enabled false (6.2.9200.17292) Driver Date 7-29-2014 Driver Version 18.104.22.168 GPU #2 Active false GPU Accelerated Windows 0/1 Basic (OMTC) Blocked for your graphics card because of unresolved driver issues. Subsys ID 040515ad Supports Hardware H264 Decoding false Vendor ID 0x15ad WebGL Renderer Blocked for your graphics card because of unresolved driver issues. windowLayerManagerRemote true AzureCanvasBackend skia AzureContentBackend cairo AzureFallbackCanvasBackend cairo AzureSkiaAccelerated 0 _______________________________________________________ so no cleartype. Cleartype does not require 3d hardware, what excuse is there for a browser whose main function is still rendering text, to not use optimal subpixel aa?
Created attachment 8647246 [details] with accelaration actually, acceleration does not enable cleartype everywhere it fixes: 1. tab bar 2. bookmark bar 3. entered urlbar and search box text 4. status bar 5. urlbar identity button grayscale aa remains in: 1. main menu bar 2. urlbar and search box placeholder text
the combined grayscale aa list (without acceleration): 1. tab bar 2. bookmark bar 3. entered urlbar and search box text 4. status bar 5. urlbar identity button 6. main menu bar 7. urlbar and search box placeholder text
At least tab and bookmarks toolbar regression is https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/pushloghtml?fromchange=bb8fc1380b00&tochange=46d9ffb97fe3 Regressed by Bug 899785
Does this bug still reproduce?
(In reply to Anthony Hughes (:ashughes) [GFX][QA][Mentor] from comment #5) > Does this bug still reproduce? I do not have Windows7. At least, it fixed by Bug 1007702 on Win10
a year ago