[Xorg] Get rid of checkerboard

Andrew Clayton andrew at digital-domain.net
Tue Aug 3 08:42:16 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 16:19, Jim Gettys wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 08:37, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Why not just do the one line change in gdm instead of changing an X
> > default and confusing existing setups ?
> > 
> I agree, Alan.
> And it preserves a valid way to hold monitor vendors
> feet to the fire...  The value of this checkerboard
> has been quite high in the past...  I refused to change it
> when Digital's monitors people asked years ago, and the next
> generation monitors had decent video amplifiers as a result.
> So I think "fixing" this outside the window system makes the
> most sense.
>                              - Jim

FWIW, I fully agree with this. 

Unfortunately it seems that the xorg in FC2 shows a black background
whether given the -br option or not :(.


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