[Xorg] Get rid of checkerboard

Brad Barnich bbarnich at umich.edu
Tue Aug 3 20:07:03 PDT 2004

Why does the average Joe User need to see the checkboard. Its more like 
a test pattern for geeks or troubleshooters only.  Notice you don't see 
the checkboard in windows or mac systems.  Those systems run perfectly 
fine.  Is that correct or am I missing something.

Brad Barnich

On Aug 3, 2004, at 12:42 PM, Soeren Sandmann wrote:

> Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> writes:
>> 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...
> Well, that's the point. Fedora has a patch to remove the checkerboard,
> and I wanted to get it upstream. But it is probably better to just fix
> it to use the command line option instead.
> Søren
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