Version: 4.3.95 (using Devel)
Compiler: gcc (GCC) 4.4.3
Installed from: Compiled sources
This seems to happen whenever anything appears over the video, like volume control or other notifications.
I also saw this happen with Compiz.
I'm running an Intel i915 video card with these drivers:
There is supposedly a workaround for SMPlayer, but I wasn't able to test it because I don't have osd_cat installed (and it isn't in Arch's repos):
GNOME's mutter and metacity in compositing mode work as expected.
this is because the unredirection state toggles.
see bug #177495, comment #2 for a workaround, the osd_cat thing is cumbersome ;-)
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 177495 ***
I'm constantly amazed at how quickly the KDE team responds to bug reports. I'm frankly not used to it. :)
Thanks, I'll look into it.