[Xorg] Get rid of checkerboard
alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Mon Aug 2 16:19:12 PDT 2004
On Llu, 2004-08-02 at 23:17, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> But the checkerboard pattern isn't shown for long, then the desktop
> environment kicks in and sets the background. So it's only an iusse if
> the user starts the X server without setting the background.
By the time the desktop appears the setups I've looked at have already
mis-synced with black as background. I'm not unique in this either,
there are a couple of hate mails in the Red Hat bugzilla about it
> If there's a problem with the server, the user could be instructed to
> run the server with the pattern enables, much like enabling debug output.
You seriously overestimate the average user. Try "hey my desktop is
wonky, this software sucks".
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