[Xorg] Get rid of checkerboard
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Tue Aug 3 09:25:31 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 03 August 2004 11:42, Andrew Clayton wrote:
>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 :(.
Ahh, I'm not seeing that pattern here at startx time either. Running a
mostly FC2 system now including your x.org version. Using
kde3.3-beta2 also. Where would I remove the -nobr or whatever that
would enable this. My monitor is, after 10 years, beginning to show
a wee bit of ageing. NEC 5FG, pretty good in its day...
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